Samsung Over The Range Microwave Recalled

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is voluntarily recalling 43,000 over the range microwave ovens.

On some units, a capacitor may have been inadvertently put in the incorrect location. As a result, there is some possibility that an installation bolt can contact the terminal on the capacitor of the ventilation motor. In these circumstances, if the power cord is connected to an ungrounded outlet, there could be a risk of shock.

The SMH915x models, produced in Malaysia, were sold between January 2009 and July 2009.  If you own one of these recalled appliances  unplug and stop using it immediately. Contact Samsung toll-free at (888) 402-6974 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. ET 7 days a week to schedule a free repair.

CPSC is interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product.


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0 Replies to “Samsung Over The Range Microwave Recalled

  1. Although an incovenience its good of smasung to take action like this. There have been brands of cheap microwave oven that have imposed a danger and companies haven’t recalled them back. Good on them.

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