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Maytag Range Repair and Recall Update 

AES Appliance repair technicians are factory-trained in Maytag range repair as well as in the entire line of Maytag appliances.  Maytag ranges come in both electric and gas models.  If you are experiencing a problem with your Maytag gas range, remember to shut of the gas and call the gas company if you suspect a gas leak.  If your Maytag electric range is sparking or showing other signs of distress, do not attempt electrical repair yourself.

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Appliances Electrical Services is committed to prolonging the life of your Maytag appliance.  We also know that despite the ads depicting the lonely Maytag repairman who never gets a call, that in reality, as well-established as  Maytag appliances are, that even they sometimes need service from your local factory-trained Maytag technician.

 

If your Maytag range is exhibiting any of these symptoms or you fear your Maytag appliance may be under recall, give us a call.

–        Inconsistent gas flow

–        Poor gas unit ignition

–        Broken gas element

–        Gas or electrical unit heating is inconsistent

–        Burner temperatures are not true to dial

–        Electric range sparks

–        Electric coil sparks

–        Electric coil will  not turn off

 

Likely, it is not time for a new Maytag range.  AES can often arrange a same-day service for your Maytag appliance.  At the first hint of Maytag range trouble, give AES a call.  The longer you wait, the more complex and costly an appliance repair problem may become.  For a 24-hour turnaround .

 

Maytag Range Recalls

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Maytag Corp., of Newton, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling to repair about 23,000 Gemini gas ranges. The range can experience a delayed ignition flashback fire in the upper oven, which poses a fire and burn hazard to consumers.

Maytag has received nine reports of flashback fires, including three minor burn injuries and incidents where consumers suffered singed hair or clothing.

The recall involves all Maytag Gemini Gas Ranges. The Gemini ranges are free standing, have separate upper and lower ovens, and come in white, black, bisque and a stainless finish. The “Maytag” and “Gemini” names and logos appear on the control panel. The recalled ranges have a model number of MGR6772 and a serial number with the alpha characters AJ through AX or CA through CC, both of which are located on a flip-up serial tag behind the upper left corner of the control panel. The ranges were manufactured in the United States.

Retail appliance stores nationwide sold the ranges from July 2002 through February 2003 for between $1,300 and $1,500.

Consumers should immediately stop using the upper oven self-clean and broil features and consumers should not use the upper oven simultaneously with the lower oven.  Use of the lower oven is not affected by this repair and may be used in normal operation.

 

Maytag is also recalling 13,000 Crosley and Magic Chef electric ranges. Liquid can enter the indicator light and can cause sparking and flaming in the light, presenting a fire hazard to consumers.

Maytag has received fifteen reports of flames in the indicator lights. No injuries have been reported.

The recalled electric ranges are 30-inch free-standing units with the control panel in the front between the door panel and main top. The Crosley brand name ranges have model numbers CE35000AAW or CE35000AAT, and the Magic Chef brand name ranges have model numbers CER1110AAT or CER1110AAH. The brand names can be found on the control panel or the back guard panel and the model number can be located by opening the storage drawer and looking at the tag on the left side.

Appliance stores and distributors nationwide sold the ranges from January 2000 through March 2001 for between $270 and $290.

 

Maytag is also recalling about 14,800 Maytag and Magic Chef gas ranges. The vent flue insulation can be out of position on these ranges. Using the broil or self-clean functions on these ranges can cause scorching or burning of the cabinetry around the range, posing a fire hazard.

Maytag has received two reports of fires resulting in minor damage because the insulation was out of position on the ranges. There have been no reports of injuries.

The recall involves Maytag and Magic Chef gas ranges. They have model numbers CGS1230, CGS1740, CGS3760, MGS5770 or MGS5870. They also have serial numbers ending in WU, WW, WY, WZ, YB, YF and YH. The model and serial numbers are located on a plate just behind the front of the roll-out storage drawer. “Maytag” or “Magic Chef” is on the front of the range.

 

Department, appliance and specialty stores nationwide sold these ranges from September 1999 through April 2000 for between $400 and $1,300.

Consumers should stop using the broil and self-clean functions of these ranges immediately. Notices will be mailed to consumers whose ranges need to be inspected, and they will be repaired free of charge if needed.

 

For more information, call AES or directly contact Maytag Customer Service at (800) 544-2538 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or go to the firm’s web site at www.maytag.com.

 

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