Kenmore Heaters on Recall Due to Fire Hazard, Sold Nationwide
Over 42,000 fan heaters are on recall due to fire and burn hazards.
NBCRightNow.com - Over 42,000 fan heaters are on recall due to fire and burn hazards.
The Kenmore Oscillating Fan Heaters were sold at Sears and Kmart stores. The broken motor mounts can cause the units to overheat, catch fire, and ignite nearby items.
Anyone who returns their heater will get a full refund. The heaters were sold nationwide from September 2013 through November 2013 for between $35 and $40.
The heater's model number is 127.90914310. The model number and Kenmore are printed on a silver sticker on the bottom of the unit. The fan heaters are gray and white, measure about 12 inches tall by 9 inches wide, have two dials at the top for temperature and fan speed and a red on-off button on the front base. Kenmore is printed on the front bottom of the fan heaters.
Consumers can call Sears or Kmart toll-free at (888) 820-3341 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, and 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT on Saturday. You could also visit the firms' websites here and here and click on product recall for more information.