electrolux ranges-ovens

Information about the problems and breakdowns of Electrolux ranges and ovens that were reported from 2009 to 2022.

Common problems: blowing up, burning, electric shock, explosion, fire, glass shattering, leaking, overheating, self-cleaning, sharp edges, smell, smoke, turning on/off.

Faulty modules: buttons, condenser, control board, display, door, drawers, fan, gas igniter, glass, heating element, motor, rack.


2 safety recalls announced

Electrolux ICON and Kenmore PRO Gas Ranges Recalled Due to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard

  • Date: 11/24/2009

An incorrect part allows more fuel to pass to the range's oven than can be burned efficiently, causing incomplete combustion and the release of carbon monoxide. This poses a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning to consumers.

Frigidaire and Electrolux ICON Electric Smoothtop Cooktops and Slide-In Ranges Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

  • Date: 10/21/2010

Frigidaire Serial Number Range and Models Serial Number Range: NF501XXXXX through NF952XXXXX Model Numbers GLEC30S9EB GLEC36S9EB GLEC30S9EQ GLEC36S9EQ GLEC30S9ES GLEC36S9ES GLES389EB GLES389EQGLES389ES GLES389FB GLES389FQ GLES389FS LEEC30S9FE LEEC36S9FE LES389FE PLEC30S9EC PLEC36S9EC PLES389EC PLES399EC Electrolux ICON Serial Number Range and Models Serial Number Range: NF501XXXXX through NF045XXXXX Model Numbers E30EC65ESS E36EC65ESS

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87 issues reported

Electrolux FEFL7965A

  • Date: 4/15/2011

Consumer reports that after boiling water on the electric range at a setting of 8, she turned the knob to simmer, but the temperature did not go down, and kept rising. The breaker had to be turned off but when turned back on the range began heating up with the knob still off.

Electrolux EW30EF65GSB

  • Date: 9/8/2011

34 YOM cut himself when operating near & around electric range. On last occasion, cut was so severe that he was forced to go to ER for treatment. Edges of stainless steel trim pieces that line both sides of oven door are razor sharp & easily reachable.

Electrolux EI23BC56IS6

  • Date: 11/14/2011

A 62-YOF consumer reports that the first time she cleaned the top of the gas range after purchase she was severely cut by a sharp lip under the top panel. Consumer says there doesn't seem to be a need for this piece of metal which she says is dangerous.

Electrolux EW30DF54GS

  • Date: 12/29/2011

Consumer reports that the oven of the dual fuel range had been on for about 1 1/2 hours at 400 degrees when all of a sudden there was a loud noise and found that the middle layer of glass in the oven door had shattered.

Electrolux EW30DS65GS8

  • Date: 12/30/2011

Consumer noticed strong gas smell & found that knob to turn on gas burner on dual fuel range was slightly turned on & igniter did not start burner flame. Hence gas continued to flow into room.

Electrolux E30EW85GPS1

  • Date: 1/18/2012

Consumer stated that she had placed the oven on self clean; however 1/2 hour later she heard an explosion & discovered that the oven glass door had exploded with glass pieces shattered inside the oven. There were a few glass pieces that fell outside to the floor.

Electrolux Icon Professional E30GF74HPS

  • Date: 6/23/2012

66 YOF complained of strong gas smell when gas range oven was on. Technicians found no problem with unit.The carbon monoxide detectors went off. Gas company found that range was leaking carbon monoxide & shut off service. 66 YOF was injured & seen by medical professional.

Electrolux Range

  • Date: 7/27/2012

Consumer reports that the range and the burners turn on by themselves. Consumer set the range to its self cleaning mode and it burned the circuit board. Consumer also stated the LEDs have burned out. Consumer considers the unit to be a fire hazard.

Electrolux EW30GF65GSK

  • Date: 8/15/2012

A 53 YOM was cleaning off the surface of the gas range when he cut his hand on a piece of metal that protrudes from the rear panel. This piece of metal sticks & it is very sharp. He had a cut below the knuckle of the finger that completely severed the tendon & needed surgery.

Electrolux VF70753296

  • Date: 10/7/2012

53 YOM reports that gas stove's electronics malfunctioned & gas flow could not be shut off. He reports that the stove kept on getting hotter and hotter.

Electrolux Gas Range

  • Date: 11/11/2012

41 yof has a Gas range which has a front burner that has a hesitation to light & when it does light, it lights extra powerful due to the delay & extra gas release. consumer's shirt caught fire due to the problem & she sustained minor injuries.

Electrolux EW30IF60IS

  • Date: 12/31/2012

A 66 YOF reports stove emits a noxious gas that makes them sick & makes the house smell like we had a fire during oven use. The problem seems to be getting worse. The service man says that they just need to cook out something in the insulation.

Electrolux EW30IF60ISB

  • Date: 1/2/2013

Consumer says since installation of her new electric range, whenever the oven is in use it produces a bad gas that made them sick (sore throat, respiratory problems) and made the house smell like there is an electrical fire. The gas has not dissipated after 5 months of use.

Electrolux E36GC70FSS1

  • Date: 2/25/2013

Gas stove burnt the hands of 39 yof when she was turning it on. The knobs are close to the fire source. All knobs are melted and changed shape.

Electrolux E30EW85GPS1

  • Date: 4/1/2013

60 YOM reported that when he was doing self-clean cycle on double oven, 30 minutes into cycle glass door shattered.

Electrolux FEFL63FSB

  • Date: 4/8/2013

Consumer placed a dish in 350 degree electric oven when coil caught fire. Flames were in the center, 1 inch high and slowly moving toward the sides. She threw water on it.

Electrolux EW30GC55GS1

  • Date: 5/22/2013

Consumer was cooking & placed pot with water on right front burner of gas cooktop on “high” setting. 10 minutes later she went to turn off burner & noticed that metal knob had melted. She had to use hot pad to turn it off. She stated flames got close to knobs & it melted it.

Electrolux FEFLZ87GCC

  • Date: 7/22/2013

Consumer reported that she noticed that range turned on by itself. Burners were set all the way up too high. She stated that it was constantly changing numbers on digital display & she couldn't turn it off. She had to shut off circuit breaker.

Electrolux EW30GF65GSJ

  • Date: 8/7/2013

A 62-YOF stated that she purchased the range and immediately began having repair issues. She says her main concern is each time she wipes down the range, she must be very careful or the lip cuts severely. Also the whole top is rusting severely. She reports injury to herself.

Electrolux EI30EF35JS

  • Date: 9/19/2013

37 YOF reports that she returned home and found that the front left burner of the electric rnge was red and hot. The control panel indicated that the burner was off, but the "hot surface" light was on. The off button did not respond. Consumer's husband unplugged the range.

Electrolux EI30EF55GSD

  • Date: 9/23/2013

Consumer reported that front burner of electric range turned on by itself when no one was at home & it couldn't be turned off. Consumer stated that entire unit had to be powered down to avoid danger of fire in house.

Electrolux EW30EF65GSF

  • Date: 9/30/2013

The 48-YOF stated that her electric range oven worked perfectly until she burned her fingers on the top metal part of the oven. She stated that the front metal attached to the top was very, very hot and the cooktop was also very, very hot, which is a scary fire/burn hazard.

Electrolux ICON E303C65ESS3

  • Date: 11/16/2013

Consumer stated that his electric cooktop turned on while unattended. The burners were on FULL and he couldn't turn them off. Gray smoke came from underneath the cooktop. He had to power off to the stove. The temperature control circuit-board underneath the switch was burned.

Electrolux E36EC65ESS2

  • Date: 12/5/2013

Glass cook top electric range started fire when it wasn't being used. Two candles in proximity of range melted. Consumer extinguished fire. He is electrical engineer & suspects use of solid state switches to contro voltage to burners led to short circuit.

Electrolux ICON Professional E48DF76EPS

  • Date: 1/22/2014

Male consumer reports dual fuel range had a gas leak in the main manifold assembly which was miss-diagnosed by qualified technicians & required multiple service calls. The final root cause was a faulty weld on the end of the manifold. Owner feels the unit is a defective.

Electrolux E30EW85GPS6

  • Date: 2/24/2014

We were using the self-cleaning function on our double wall ovens. About one half-hour into a three-hour cleaning cycle, we heard a loud pop and saw that the interior glass on the oven had shattered.

Electrolux ICON E36DF76GPS3

  • Date: 3/20/2014

Control panel of dual fuel range burned out multiple times. Panel is located near gas stove top & there is concern that it could ignite gas. On one ocassion oven locked and went into cleaning mode with food inside. 38 YOF wasn't injured.

Electrolux Electric Range

  • Date: 3/21/2014

Electric range surface unit goes to high heat setting regardless of setting of control. This has happened to last two ranges, and is happening to current range. This has happened six times to two brands of ranges to all four controls. This has potential of causing fires.

Electrolux EW30EF65GSF

  • Date: 4/4/2014

Oven would not stop heating at set temperature. Oven was set to 400 and continued heating to over 500. I noticed when I smelled the food burning. Had to unplug the oven to shut it off.

Electrolux EI27EW45JS4

  • Date: 4/6/2014

The consumer stated that the middle glass layer in the upper oven door shattered about 5 minutes after cooking biscuits at 450F for 20 minutes. The shattered glass was contained within the inner and outer layers of the door glass.

Electrolux EW30DS65GS8

  • Date: 4/21/2014

After cleaning the dual fuel range stovetop we went to bed. Later, my wife awoke to a strong smell of propane in the home. She opened windows & found the knob controlling one of the burners to be slightly open & allowing gas to flow into the home.

Electrolux FEC364AC1

  • Date: 5/5/2014

The consumer stated that the electric stovetop gets so hot that it melted the plastic silverware holders in the drawers underneath the sink. He is concerned that it's so hot that it will eventually cause the wood to catch fire. The company repairman said they know it gets hot

Electrolux ICON E30EC65ESS2

  • Date: 5/17/2014

Consumer's reports that the electric cooktop turned on by itself and caused a paper box to catch on fire. The box then fell to the floor. The range and wood floor sustained significant damage. Consumer and the consumer's wife were home at the time and stopped the fire.

Electrolux EW30EF65GS

  • Date: 5/26/2014

While the electric range oven was set to 250 on bake, intermittantly the display would flash error code F20. The flashing would stop upon opening the oven door. When closed, all the display icons would light up. Turning off, then back on has no effect. A 47-YOM reports injury

Electrolux ICON NF61619275

  • Date: 6/3/2014

A 59 YOM turned on one of the coils of the cooktops & seconds later another coil turned it on without touching the knob. He had to turn off the circuit breaker to turn the coil off. Later, when turned on back, the coil turned itself on, & an electrical explosion occurred.

Electrolux ICON Professional E30DF74GPS

  • Date: 8/17/2014

The 49-YOF consumer stated that she has had several incidents of hot boiling pots on her gas range tipping forward toward her body and nearly dumping over onto the floor due to the way the grates are constructed. The consumer reported sustaining injury.

Electrolux EW30IS65JSA

  • Date: 9/5/2014

Electric range broke twice. 56 YOF & her daughter got shocked when touching stove & overhead microwave. 56 YOF was putting plate of food in microwave while her hip was touching stove & received shock that caused her to drop phone. She received no first aid.

Electrolux EW30IS6SJSA

  • Date: 9/30/2014

Electric range electronics broke because liquids seeped into interior of stove. It was broke for 2nd time in three years d/t spillover. Also on several occasions consumer & her daughter got shocked. Recently she got shocked by stove while putting food in microwave.

Electrolux E130GF35JSA

  • Date: 10/7/2014

The panel where the knobs are on my gas range get extremely hot when I use my oven or broiler for any extended period. Thus the knobs also get too hot to touch at times. I had two technicians in who stated that I should use the fan and that should help-it has not.

Electrolux ICON E30EW85GPS6

  • Date: 11/10/2014

Recently while electric oven was on medium cleaning cycle, consumer heard explosion & she noticed that oven’s door internal glass shattered. This was 3rd time she used cleaning cycle. She reported that oven door’s glass shattered before.

Electrolux EW30DF65GSE

  • Date: 12/12/2014

Consumer reported that while using five year old dual fuel oven, they heard two pops and noticed smoke and a burning odor. The fire department removed unit from home. Appliance service technician determined that the wiring inside the control console was melted.

Electrolux E36EC65ESS2

  • Date: 2/5/2015

37 YOF & 39 YOM were cooking on front left element of electric range. They turned element off. Few minutes later they saw digital display showing erratic numbers. Display was stuck on "9" & element began to heat to full heat. They eventually turned off breaker.

Electrolux EW30EW65GB3

  • Date: 2/9/2015

Consumer reports that the double wall oven failed. Consumer and the consumer's husband were nearby and saw a flash of light. The oven filled the house with smoke. The same issue occurred later after the oven had been repaired. The lights on the control panel flashed.

Electrolux EW36EC55GS2

  • Date: 2/25/2015

Burners on cooktop of electric range turn on while cooktop is in locked position. In 1st incident center front burner turned on by itself & recently three front burners turned on by themselves. During both incidents she had to cut circuit breaker to turn off burners.

Electrolux EW30GC55GB

  • Date: 8/6/2015

Consumer said Gas range had melted knobs because of heating element & also leaked CO into her home. Gas company advised her of CO levels & gas was turned off. As the heating element is too close to rt burner, she had moved knobs around which caused all the knobs to melt.

Electrolux EW30IF60ISB

  • Date: 8/22/2015

The 45-YO consumer stated that the induction range spontaneously developed electric fire in the middle of the night. Nobody around and last used a few days earlier. The unit subsequently sounded alarm which woke up the owner to smoke-filled kitchen. He reported injury to self

Electrolux ICON E36GC70FSS1

  • Date: 8/28/2015

Gas cooktop: Middle knobs of cooktop start melting once a big hot pot or pan gets close. If clean knobs while leaving on cooktop, might turn one half on, releasing gas. When burners don't start right away, they turn on with big flame and poof. Little metal parts may fall out.

Electrolux EW30DS65GS

  • Date: 11/13/2015

Front right burner was sparking but not lighting. It was replaced three times but this never fixed issue permanently. Recently carbon monoxide alarm went off & FD determined that stove was culprit. He stated same burner was not burning gas properly & releasing carbon monoxide

Electrolux EW30DS75KS4

  • Date: 11/29/2015

Oven glass door (outer) exploded.

Electrolux E36DF76GPS

  • Date: 12/3/2015

During routine service call technical noticed that AC power cord melted almost to conductor. Cord was replaced. 69 YOM reported that he checked bottom of dual fuel range during cooking & it was too hot to touch. Both gas line & power cord not contacted bottom of unit.

Electrolux E30GF74HPS

  • Date: 12/11/2015

Consumer was using oven of gas range for about 1-1.5 hours when two of carbon monoxide detectors in her home went off at same time & readings on detectors were 57-59 ppm. Technician tested range from back vent of unit & one of readings came out to 467ppm.

Electrolux FEF336ASB

  • Date: 12/15/2015

Consumer reports that the electric oven will not turn off when the off button is pushed. It continues to heat up to the highest temperature. The oven has to be unplugged in order to be shut off.

Electrolux Gas Range

  • Date: 2/19/2016

We purchased a gas range a little more than a year ago. Since owning it I guess 33 to 40 times the burner knobs have turned on, without turning on the igniter, by simply bumping them or brushing against them. Allowing gas to leak into the house.

Electrolux FGGF3058RF

  • Date: 4/7/2016

Consumer has a malfunctioning stove. The oven, when heated, makes the burner knobs hot. The stove vents from the oven door as well as stove top back panel. Consumer believes this is a poor design.

Electrolux EW36GC55GS

  • Date: 4/11/2016

72 YOM said Gas Cooktop blew up on him when tried to light one burner & he did not smell any gas. Consumer said the explosion blew the knobs & burners off & dislodged the cooktop. Consumer received an unspecified injury but did not receive first aid or medical attention.

Electrolux EW30GS80RSA

  • Date: 4/14/2016

Consumer was cooking on front burner of gas range using medium flames when flames caught her shirt on fire. She put fire out. Recently when she was cooking on four burners there was strange smell. Room got hazy & smoke detector went off. FD advised her not to use range.

Electrolux E30EC65ESS2

  • Date: 6/13/2016

The consumer removed the lid from a pot when some condensation from the pot fell onto one of the control knobs on the electric cooktop in use. Now a surface element turns on unexpectedly, heats to unexpected temps and then does does not turn off unless powered off at breaker.

Electrolux EW30ES55PSC

  • Date: 7/31/2016

54 YOF reported that while she was using fresh clean for first time, electric wall oven door glass shattered into big shards.

Electrolux Double Oven

  • Date: 8/2/2016

While consumers were using self-clean feature on double oven, inner glass panel shattered, about 30 minutes into cleaning cycle. The temperature reading was at 900 degrees. The glass shattered in long shards, some slipped out onto floor, but most fell into bottom of oven.

Electrolux E30EW75ESS2

  • Date: 11/3/2016

During self clean cycle on 49 YOF's wall oven, the 3rd layer of glass exploded

Electrolux E130GF55GSG

  • Date: 11/12/2016

Consumer reported that 74 YOF received deep cut on hand while cleaning stove surface just below touch pad; she received 1st aid. Consumer state that stainless steel edge has very sharp burr on thin sheet metal decorative surface between touch pad control & cook top surface.

Electrolux EI30GS55JS

  • Date: 12/29/2016

38 YOM's gas stove doesn't operate correctly. When flame is turning to low, at middle point it gets to be higher. When flame is turning to high, it will go lower midway. If something is placed on burner, it blocks view of flames. Consumer burned arm. This is a safety hazard.

Electrolux PLEF398DCJ

  • Date: 1/9/2017

The consumer stated that while using the electric range, the right rear burner failed to go out after turning off the control. They tried to turn the control on then off, but this failed to turn off the burner. Eventually, they had to switch off the breaker.

Electrolux FEC30S6ABF

  • Date: 2/3/2017

Consumer stated the two front heating elements of an electric range stays on when heating controls are in OFF position. He stated when he woke up the heating elements and hot light indicator was still on, and his heating controls were in OFF position.

Electrolux EI30GF35SS

  • Date: 3/14/2017

The consumer stated that the glass front of the oven door on their gas range exploded/shattered. It was not turned on or being used at the time and no one was in the kitchen when this happened. The glass not only shattered but shot out across the kitchen.

Electrolux Electric Range

  • Date: 5/11/2017

A consumer noticed a recall, but not her range. Range had problems because water got under seam of glasstop. Several controls won't work. Upon shutting oven off, it continues to run for long time. Consumer states this is a fire hazard.

Electrolux EI30GF45QS

  • Date: 6/7/2017

Gas range leaks gas when oven is turned on at times. There is buildup of gas in bottom of range. There is internal explosion each time this happens. Consumer is concerned about his safety.

Electrolux EW36GC55PS

  • Date: 6/22/2017

Control was turned to light burner & unit exploded. All burner grates were blown off cooktop. All control knobs flew across room. Flame were shooting out of one of burners. Consumer shut off gas & unplugged power. 72 YOF had ringing in ears, no 1st aid.

Electrolux EW30EF65GSA

  • Date: 7/25/2017

Electric range was making popping noise & sparking. 4" flames were coming from back of unit near upper half. Range had been in use for about 20 minutes. Consumer turned power off at circuit breaker. He blew on flames to put fire out. Damages were contained to range.

Electrolux FPGH3077RF

  • Date: 8/13/2017

Knobs on gas range are too sensitive. Consumer can walk by & brush them, & gas comes on, but igniter does not. There have been several times when consumers smelled gas because of this.

Electrolux EW30EC55GS2

  • Date: 12/13/2017

54 YOM consumer had a double oven and cooktop from same manufacturer. Fuse box on oven has to be reset after each self-cleaning. Heating element failed and was replaced. Burner on stovetop was on at all times. Breaker was shut off, but burner came on when breaker was on.

Electrolux PLES389ECE

  • Date: 5/31/2018

Range knobs are turned extremely easily, however consumer realized that on 5/28/2018 range turned itself on & FD advised her that this fire reached 1000 degrees. Manufacturer said they will send her new switches & moisture barriers because there may be an electrical short.

Electrolux ICON E36GC75PSS

  • Date: 8/29/2018

The plastic part on the inside of the gas cooktop control knobs had cracked and needed to be replaced. The service man smelled gas when we opened the door. I corrected the problem with the control knobs. The knobs do not turn off the gas, when you turn the knob to off.

Electrolux ICON E36GC75PSS

  • Date: 11/26/2018

Submitter reporting the range for posing a safety hazard. She claims the knobs are defective & cause gas to emit unintentionally. She has replaced the knobs 12 times. There were incidents when the knob was cracked & she turned the knob to the off but gas was still emitting.

Electrolux ICON E30DF74GPS

  • Date: 1/16/2019

Female consumer turned on the oven to preheat at 350 degrees. After 5 minutes, food was put in. Within a minute, oven exploded; there were flames and sparks. After unit was disconnected, flames died down. Damage to range only, no injuries.

Electrolux PLEF398CCB

  • Date: 2/2/2019

66 YOM has electric range which had a burner problem. Burners would stay on when turned off and during use will go to maximum heat and stay on. In order to shut off the stove, breaker has to be turned off. Also, turning knobs on and off will shut off burners. Fire hazard.

Electrolux EW30EF65GSH

  • Date: 4/10/2019

Consumer was using the rear left burner of the electric range when suddenly she noticed the control panel illuminated the "clock" feature and all the other burners came on spontaneously on high. She was unable to turn it off from the control panel and had to use the breaker.

Electrolux EW30ES65GSI

  • Date: 5/15/2019

The consumers reported that their electric range will turn on one of the burners in the middle of the night on high. The consumers say that the manufacturer has recalled the same units with different serial numbers than theirs, but will do nothing about theirs.

Electrolux PLEF398AC

  • Date: 9/20/2019

Consumer was sleeping at home and noticed a burning smell. The electric range was turned off but one of the elements was on even with the switch knob turned to off. Consumer had to shut off the breaker. Sometimes there is an error code and only the oven works.

Electrolux EW36GC55PS

  • Date: 10/1/2019

Consumer reported that her spouse was using gas stovetop & he removed pot & moved away for about 3' when stovetop exploded. Back of unit became exposed, knobs & other parts were blown off to floor. Gas company came out & advised that right front knob had a leak.

Electrolux FEC30S6ABF

  • Date: 1/23/2020

This past weekend, I was cooking on the stove and turned the burner off. To my surprise, the burner didn't turn off. I had to shut the power to the stove off at the fuse box.

Electrolux E30EC65ESS

  • Date: 2/17/2020

The consumer stated that the heating element [on the electric cooktop] turns on unexpectedly, heat to temperatures other than expected and then not turn off, posing a risk of fire and burn hazards.

Electrolux EI30EW35PSC

  • Date: 10/5/2020

The Consumer stated that the exterior door of her electric wall oven exploded for no reason when she attempted to open it. She was not hurt but her husband, 38, got a cut while cleaning the area. She stated that her 10 months baby had been near that place just 10 minutes ago.

Electrolux ICON E30DF74GPS

  • Date: 12/9/2020

57 YOF consumer reports that the oven rack supports in her dual oven range no longer fit properly after cleaning the unit. This causes the racks to pitch forward and food slides off the rack. This is a burn hazard and a design flaw.

Electrolux EW30DF65GSD

  • Date: 3/29/2021

42 YOF consumer reports that while preheating the oven she smelled the odor of burning plastic followed by loud popping noises coming from the control panel of the oven. Smoke and sparks also came from the unit. Upon inspection found burned wires and a melted circuit board.

Electrolux EW30EF65GSA

  • Date: 9/27/2021

The electric range oven was pre-heating when a loud popping sound was reportedly heard, and the smell of burning plastic and large quantity of smoke was observed. The owner pulled the range away from wall, and smothered a small electrical fire at the back of the unit.

Electrolux E30GF74HPS3

  • Date: 1/11/2022

36 YO Consumer reports that (gas range) oven is emitting dangerous amounts of carbon monoxide at their home. Consumer, their 36 YO spouse and children (4 year old and 1 year old) were not injured.

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