Maytag Corp. is recalling about 1.6 million refrigerators due to an electrical failure in the compressor relay that can cause overheating and pose a serious fire threat.
The recall includes certain Maytag, Jenn-Air, Amana, Admiral, Magic Chef, Performa by Maytag and Crosley brand side-by-side and top-freezer refrigerators.
The affected refrigerators were sold in Department Stores and Appliance Stores nationwide between January 2001 and January 2004. If your refrigerator is part of the recall, Maytag will provide a free in-home repair.
For more information, contact Maytag toll-free at (866) 533-9817 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.repair.maytag.com.