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Viking built-in side-by-side refrigerator freezers with in-door dispensers

Description: This recall involves Viking 42-inch and 48-inch built-in side-by-side refrigerator freezers with in-door water and ice dispensers. The recalled refrigerator freezers come in a variety of colors, stainless steel or a custom finish. They were manufactured between October 2012 and May 2013 and have the model numbers listed below. The first six numbers in the serial number are the manufacture date of the unit in MM/DD/YY format. Both sizes of refrigerator freezers have a serial number/date code range from 101712 through 052913. The model and serial numbers are located inside the refrigerators on a label on the ceiling behind the light housing. Size Model Numbers begin with Color/Finish 42-inch FDSB5421D Custom VCSB5421D Various colors 48-inch FDSB5481D Custom VCSB5481D Various colors [Source]

Viking built-in side-by-side refrigerator freezers with in-door dispensers
Viking Recalls Built-In Side-by-Side Refrigerator Freezers with In-Door Dispensers Due to Fire Hazard

42 and 48 inch Viking built in side by side refrigerator freezers with in door dispensers

About 750 units were affected by this recall.

Viking built-in side-by-side refrigerator freezers with in-door dispensers Recall Information

Country of OriginUnited States
Recall Date11/19/2013
Recall ID1548
Recall Number14023
Product TypeRefrigerators
HazardElectrical connectors in the refrigerator freezer wiring harness can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
InjuriesViking has received 27 reports of electrical shorts and four fires. No injuries have been reported.
RemedyConsumers should immediately turn off and unplug the recalled refrigerator freezers and contact Viking to schedule a free, in-home repair.
Remedy OptionRepair
ContactViking toll-free at (877) 266-1086 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.vikingrange.com and click on Safety Recall Information on the bottom right side of the page.
Last Updated01/07/2015
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