A recall has been issued for a popular appliance sold in New York that could cause gas leaks and fire hazards. The appliance at the center of the recall may be in your home.
New York State Bans Natural Gas In New Budget
Governor Kathy Hochul was able to secure a natural gas ban for new construction,
Combating climate change and investing in energy affordability by implementing first-in-the-nation zero-emission requirements for new building construction, and expanding the New York Power Authority's ability to support New York's climate goals.
This will eliminate gas ranges and stovetops in new homes, restaurants, and other construction moving forward.
Gas Cooktops Recalled Due to Risk of Gas Leaks And Fire Hazards
If you have a gas cooktop, you need to check it. Electrolux Group is recalling its Frigidaire Stainless-Steel 30-inch 4 Burner and 36-inch 5 Burner Gas Cooktops. The potential hazard is due to the plastic control knobs with a black shaft. They can crack or break during use, potentially causing a gas leak and fire hazard. The recall was issued on August 31, 2023, and around 77,000 units are affected. The knobs will be replaced by Electrolux Group.
This recall involves all Frigidaire Stainless-Steel 30-inch 4 Burner Gas Cooktops (model FFGC3026SS) and Frigidaire Stainless-Steel 36-inch 5 Burner Gas Cooktops (model FFGC3626SS) with control knobs with black shafts. The model number and serial number are located on a label on the underside of the unit. The cooktops have “FRIGIDAIRE” on the front, lower left corner.
The Models and Serial Numbers Affected By The Recall Are:
Model Numbers Serial Numbers Serial Numbers
FFGC3026SS 1F00590006 through 1F11090155 3F53705075 through 3F01309052
FFGC3626SS 1F00590020 through 1F10390342 3F53703455 through 3F00806110
If you own one of the models affected by the recall, you should stop using the cooktop and visit can visit https://www.cooktopknobrecall.com.