This important appliance recall notice is regarding Blomberg and Summit electric ranges. The recall affects about 6,300 freestanding ranges that were sold from October 2012 through March 2017, by AJ Madison, State Street Discount and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com.
Hazard: “The electric ranges can become energized, posing electric shock and electrocution hazards to a consumer who touches the range.”
This hazard was caused due to a fault in manufacturing, as a screw was not installed to secure the grounding strap, posing a serious electric shock hazard. Consumers should immediately stop using and avoid touching the affected ranges until the range’s power source has been turned off (likely at the fuse box).
First, to be on the safe side, turn off the range’s power source before locating the serial number. Here’s where to look for it:
Confirm the model and serial number:
If your Blomberg or Summit electric range is impacted by this recall, we advise you to contact Arçelik directly. The recall hotline number is 877-271-1489 (open 8 AM to 5 PM ET, Monday- Friday) or you can visit their website at www.blombergappliances.us. Arçelik will help you coordinate an on-site inspection and repair.
We encourage you to freely share this recall news, especially with those you know with a Blomberg or Summit range. This is a serious safety hazard that needs to be addressed accordingly.
To read the full recall announcement from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, follow this link.