Recalled Product Name/Brand/ID
Frigidaire Stainless-Steel 30-inch 4 Burner Gas Cooktops (model FFGC3026SS) and Frigidaire Stainless-Steel 36-inch 5 Burner Gas Cooktops (model FFGC3626SS)
Recall Product Images
Potential Risks or Issues
- Plastic control knobs with a black shaft on the cooktop can crack or break during use
- Possibility of gas leak and fire hazard
Has Anyone Been Injured?
Electrolux has received 63 reports of the control knobs cracking or breaking, including one minor injury from a gas leak and one report of fire.
About the Recall
This recall involves all Frigidaire Stainless-Steel 30-inch 4 Burner Gas Cooktops (model FFGC3026SS) and Frigidaire Stainless-Steel 36-inch 5 Burner Gas Cooktops (model FFGC3626SS) with control knobs with black shafts. The model number and serial number are located on a label on the underside of the unit. The cooktops have “FRIGIDAIRE” on the front, lower left corner. To determine whether their cooktop is included in the recall, consumers should visit www.cooktopknobrecall.com and input the model and serial number.
Where to Find Unique Identification of this Product
The model number and serial number are located on a label on the underside of the unit.
How Many Units Are Affected?
About 215 units
Affected Batch/Date Range
- FFGC3026SS: 1F00590006 through 1F11090155, 3F53705075 through 3F01309052
- FFGC3626SS: 1F00590020 through 1F10390342, 3F53703455 through 3F00806110
Who is the Distributor(s)?
No specific distributor(s) mentioned.
Places Where Recalled Product was Sold
Lowe’s, The Home Depot, and other independent appliance stores nationwide from March 2016 through April 2022 for about $1,000.
Where was This Manufactured?
China and Thailand
Actions for Consumers
- Immediately stop using the recalled cooktops
- Check for plastic control knobs with a black shaft
- Contact Electrolux Group for a free set of replacement knobs
- Continue to use knobs with a chrome-colored shaft
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cooktops, check for plastic control knobs with a black shaft, and contact Electrolux Group for a free set of replacement knobs. Consumers can continue to use knobs with a chrome-colored shaft. The firm is contacting known purchasers directly.
For more information, consumers can visit the official recall page on the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) website.
No specific regulatory compliance mentioned.
How Can I Protect Myself From Falling Victim?
To protect yourself from potential risks, follow the actions for consumers as mentioned above. Stop using the recalled cooktops, check the control knobs, and contact Electrolux Group for replacement knobs.
It is important for consumers to be aware of product recalls to ensure their safety and prevent any potential hazards. If you own a Frigidaire Stainless-Steel 30-inch 4 Burner Gas Cooktop or Frigidaire Stainless-Steel 36-inch 5 Burner Gas Cooktop, make sure to check if your unit is included in this recall and take the necessary actions to protect yourself and your household.