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Viking Recalls 750 Built-In Side-by-Side Refrigerator Freezers Due to Fire Hazard

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of product: Viking built-in side-by-side refrigerator freezers with in-door dispensers

Hazard: Electrical connectors in the refrigerator freezer wiring harness can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Viking toll-free at (877) 266-1086 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at and click on Safety Recall Information on the bottom right side of the page.

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Recall Details

Units: About 750

Description: This recall involves Viking 42-inch and 48-inch built-in side-by-side refrigerator freezers with in-door water and ice dispensers. The recalled refrigerator freezers come in a variety of colors, stainless steel or a custom finish. They were manufactured between October 2012 and May 2013 and have the model numbers listed below. The first six numbers in the serial number are the manufacture date of the unit in MM/DD/YY format. Both sizes of refrigerator freezers have a serial number/date code range from 101712 through 052913. The model and serial numbers are located inside the refrigerators on a label on the ceiling behind the light housing. See Models:

Incidents/Injuries: Viking has received 27 reports of electrical shorts and four fires. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately turn off and unplug the recalled refrigerator freezers and contact Viking to schedule a free, in-home repair.

Sold at: Appliance and specialty stores nationwide from November 2012 through May 2013 for between $5,400 and $6,400.

Manufacturer: Viking Range LLC, of Greenwood, Miss.

Manufactured in: United States
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