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Electric Range
Kitchen
Appliances
Electric Ranges or Ovens (Excl Counter-top Ovens) (278)
ELECTROLUX/WHITE CONSOLIDATED    
Frigidaire
PLEF398CCD
VF41417739
 
Unknown 
Famous Tate Appliances
Florida
1/1/2008 This date is an estimate
The consumer's range is included in recall #09-333.

The consumer stated that he turned on the front left element on the cooktop and put a pot of soup. The consumer then turned on the broiler. The consumer stated that the control panel on his electric range caught on fire within seconds of starting the broiler. The consumer reported flames as high as 6-8 inches across the back of the range. The consumer was able to pull out the range and unplug it. The consumer stated that he had to use fire extinguisher to extinguish the flames.

The consumer reported melting on the back of the range.

The consumer stated that his rear-left element had randomly self started two times previously. The consumer would have to cut the circuit breaker to the range to turn off the range.

The consumer stated that he called the manf on 11/22/14. The consumer also e-mailed the manf regarding the incident on 11/24/14.

The consumer had a technician come out inspect the range. They informed him that timer clock EOC had malfunctioned and started the fire.
11/21/2014
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
Unspecified
Male
Unspecified
Yes
No
No
Yes
N/A

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