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Samsung Recalls – Over the Range Microwaves – Shock Danger

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, along with Samsung, is announcing that approximately 43,000 Samsung Over the Range Microwaves are being voluntarily recalled. If you own one of the recalled models please discontinue use of your appliance. Any effort to resell an appliance after a recall has been issued is against the law.

Samsung discovered a danger involving an installation bolt, there is a possibility of it touching an electrical component inside the appliance, if this occurs and the unit is attached to an underground outlet there is a danger of electric shock. This is a preemptive recall, as of yet there have been no reported incidents or injuries.

The units effected are Samsung thousand watt over the range microwaves, made in Malaysia between 1/2009 – 6/2009 with the following information.

Product Lot Number Serial Number
Manufactured between 1/2009 and 5/2009: From To
All SMH9151x xxxxxxxS1xxxxxx xxxxxxxS5xxxxxx
     
Additionally these units manufactured in 6/2009: From To
SMH9151B xxxxxxOS600001
xxxxxxTS600001
xxxxxxOS600100
xxxxxxTS601100
SMH9151S xxxxxxTS600001 xxxxxxTS601386
SMH9151S xxxxxxTS600001 xxxxxxTS600330
SMH9151STE xxxxxxTS600001 xxxxxxTS600330
SMH9151STE xxxxxxOS600001
xxxxxxTS600001
xxxxxxOS600200
xxxxxxTS602055

These units were sold throughout the country between 1/2009 and 7/2009 and they retailed from $180 to $200

Owners of these affected microwaves need to cease all use of unit, and disconnect it from its power source, then you can call Samsung to make an appointment for a free repair of the microwave.
Any further questions can be directed to Samsung at 888-402-6974 from 9AM to 9PM EST, or they can be found on the internet at http://www.samsung.com/otrrecal

The Consumer Product Safety Commission still wishes to be informed of any damages to person or property in relation to this recall, or additional dangers associated with the same dishwashers. Please make your incident report on our website: www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx

Want to know if your broken appliance is recalled? Call us at 800-287-0919 and ask our friendly associates if it is worth fixing.

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