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Haier American Issues Refrigerator Recall

Posted at 6:09 AM, Oct 26, 2018

(CPSC)– Haier America is recalling top-mount refrigerators due to a fire hazard.

137,000 Haier top-mount refrigerators were recalled due to an electrical component that can short circuit, posing a fire hazard.

Haier America has received three reports of smoke, fire and associated property damage.

No injuries have been reported.

Description:

This recall involves the Haier models HA10TG31 with 10.1 cubic foot capacity. They measure about five feet high and two feet wide. The Haier logo is affixed on the refrigerator door. Only the following models and serial numbers are included in this recall. Model and serial numbers can be found on the rating plate on the back of the refrigerator’s rear panel.

Model Number Serial Number Range

(Any units with below two-digit XX combination after the second

“BL” in the serial number, e.g.,

BL*********BLXX*****)

HA10TG31SB

HA10TG31SS

HA10TG31SW

XX =  E9, EA, EB, EC, F1, F2, F3, F4, F5, F6, F7, F8, F9, FA, FB, FC, G1, G2, G3, G4, G5, G6, G7, G8, G9, GA

Remedy:

Consumers should unplug and immediately stop using the recalled refrigerators and visit Haier America’s website to schedule a free in-home repair or to receive a refund in the form of a $150 rebate toward the purchase of a qualified new Haier brand refrigerator.

Sold At:

Lowes stores nationwide and independent retailers from September 2014 through September 2018 for between $400 and $500.