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Maytag Refrigerator Recall

Due to an electrical issue that poses a significant fire hazard, 1.6 million Maytag refrigerators are being recalled. Maytag, Jenn-Air, Amana, Admiral, Magic Chef, Performa by Maytag and Crosley brand refrigerators are affected by the recall. There have been 41 reports of electrical failure so far, including 16 that have resulted in property damage. The recall affects side-by-side refrigerators with a combination of serial numbers ending in AA, AC, AE, AG, AJ, AL, AN, AP, AR, AT, AV, AX, CA, CC, CE, CG, CJ, CL, ZB, ZD, ZF, ZH, ZK, ZM, ZQ, ZS, ZU, ZW, ZY, ZZ with model numbers beginning with ARS, CS, JC, MS, MZ, PS. Top-freezer models with serial numbers ending with AA, AC, AE, AG, AJ, AL, AN, AP, AR, AT, AV, AX, ZK, ZM, ZQ, ZS, ZU, ZW, ZY, ZZ with model numbers beginning with AT, CT, MT, PT are also affected by the recall. The refrigerators were sold between January 2001 and January 2004. Affected consumers should contact Maytag to schedule a free in-home repair at (866) 533-9817 or via its Web site.

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