A voluntary recall was issued Thursday, July 30 for 35,000 Frigidaire Clothes Washers due to an internal defect in the washer’s drain pump which can cause heat to build up, posing a fire hazard to the consumer.
No reports of injuries or incidents have been reported so far.
Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the machine and contact Frigidaire or Sears (if unit was purchased there) to schedule a free repair.
Top and front load washing machines along with laundry centers are affected by the recall. The recall involves the following brands: Crosley®, Frigidaire®, Kelvinator®, Kenmore®, Wascomat®, and White-Westinghouse® top load washers, 3.1 cubic foot front load washers and laundry centers.
Check the table below to see the products, brands, model and serial numbers of the washers involved in the recall.
|Product Type||Brand||Model||Serial Number|
|Top Load Washer||Crosley, Frigidaire, Kelvinator,
|XC90306228 to XC91606302|
|Front Load Washer||Crosley, Frigidaire, Wascomat,
|XC90501765 to XC91607678|
|Laundry Center||Crosley, Frigidaire, Kenmore,
|XE85104013 to XE91603486|
The recalled washers retailed between $300 and $1100 and were sold from February through May 2009 at Sears and other retailers nationwide.
To schedule a repair
contact Frigidaire at (800) 734-4519 between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.laundrypumprecall.com.
For consumers who purchased their product at Sears
call Sears toll free at (888) 549-5870 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday, or visit Sear’s Web site at www.sears.com
Related Washer Repair information:
- U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Press Release
- Frigidaire Clothes Washer Parts
- Crosley Washing Machine Parts
- Kelvinator Washing Machine Parts
- Kenmore Washer Parts
- White-Westinghouse Clothes Washer Parts
- Washing Machine Repair Help