1.6 Million Maytag Refrigerators Recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Maytag  today announced a major recall of Maytag refrigerators under under brand names Maytag, Jenn-Air, Amana, Admiral, Magic Chef, Performa by Maytag and Crosley after the manufacture received 41 reports of fire hazard on side by side and top freezer refrigerators. The recall affects 1.6 million units of Maytag refrigerators sold at department stores and home appliance stores nationwide from January 2001 through January 2004. Models being recalled include:

Serial Numbers ENDING with AND Model Numbers BEGINNING with
Side by Side Refrigerators AA, AC, AE, AG, AJ, AL, AN, AP, AR,
AT, AV, AX, CA, CC, CE, CG, CJ, CL,
ZB, ZD, ZF, ZH, ZK, ZM, ZQ, ZS, ZU,
ZW, ZY, ZZ
ARS, CS, JC, JS, MS, MZ, PS
Top Freezer
Refrigerators
AA, AC, AE, AG, AJ, AL, AN, AP, AR,
AT, AV, AX, ZK, ZM, ZQ, ZS, ZU, ZW,
ZY, ZZ
AT, CT, MT, PT

If your refrigerator is among the brands and models being recalled, you need to contact Maytag at (866) 533-9817 for free in-home repair (don’t take your refrigerator to the store where you purchase it).

Check Consumer Product Safety Commission website for more information about this recall. You can also visit Maytag’s repair website www.repair.maytag.com to check if your unit is affacted.

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