LG recalling electric ranges due to fire hazard

Posted at: 11/09/2012 3:36 AM
Updated at: 11/09/2012 3:39 AM

nullLG is recalling about 161,000 electric ranges because the burners can fail to turn off after being switched off or the temperature setting can increase, posing burn and fire hazards to consumers.

LG has received 80 reports of incidents involving burners failing to turn off or the temperature setting increasing without warning. No fires or injuries have been reported.

The recalled ranges include models: LRE30451, LRE30453, LRE30755, LRE30757, and LRE30955ST. They were sold in black, white and stainless steel with a smooth black ceramic glass top cooking surface.

The ranges were sold at Best Buy, Sears, and appliance retailers nationwide from January 2006 to June 2010.

Customers with these products are urged to call LG to schedule a free in-home repair.

For more information, visit LG's website.