Whirlpool Recalls Jenn-Air Wall Ovens and Microwaves Due to Burn Hazards
Whirlpool Corporation of Benton Harbor, Michigan has issued a recall involving 33,000 Jenn-Air wall ovens and combination microwaves due to a risk of burn that can occur because the extendable roller rack can unexpectedly disengage.
About the Recalled Whirlpool Products
According the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the extendable roller rack on the wall ovens and combination microwave/wall ovens can suddenly disengage when fully extended, posing a risk of burns to the consumer.
The CPSC has informed consumers to immediately stop using the extendable roller rack and contact Whirlpool Corporation for a free in-home inspection and repair.
Deaths and Injury Reports
- Whirlpool Corporation has received eight reports of incidents.
- One report of second degree burn injuries to the arm and back.
Description of Recalled Ovens & Microwaves
All the information below provided by the US CPSC:
- Product names are Jenn-Air Single, Double Wall Ovens and Combination Microwave/Wall Ovens.
- Recall involves Jenn-Air brand single and double wall ovens, and combination microwave/wall ovens with an extendable roller rack with handle.
- About 33,000 models of wall ovens and combination microwaves were sold in the US and an additional, 8,000 were sold in Canada.
- The ovens were sold in stainless steel, oiled bronze, black and white.
- Wall ovens included in the recall have models numbers that begin with JJW2, JJW3 JMW2 or JMW3 and a serial number beginning with a D or F.
- Model and serial numbers for single and double ovens are located under the control panel, and for combination ovens, the model and serial number are located near the center vent of the lower oven.
- The products were sold at Sears, Pacific Sales and other stores nationwide, and by wholesalers, including Ferguson Enterprises, and homebuilders from March 2012 through June 2015.
- The price of these models ranges between $2,500 and $5,000.