maytag ranges-ovens

Information about the problems and breakdowns of Maytag ranges and ovens that were reported from 2001 to 2021.

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

Faulty modules: buttons, control board, display, door, drawers, fan, gas igniter, gasket, glass, heating element, rack, regulator, valve.


3 safety recalls announced

Maytag Corp. Announce Recall of Maytag, Magic Chef Gas Ranges

  • Date: 3/20/2001

The vent flue insulation of Maytag and Magic Chef gas ranges can be out of position on these ranges. Using the broil or self-clean functions on these ranges can cause scorching or burning of the cabinetry around the range, posing a fire hazard.

Electric Ranges Recalled by Maytag

  • Date: 5/9/2001

Liquid can enter the indicator light of Crosley and Magic Chef electric ranges and can cause sparking and flaming in the light, presenting a fire hazard to consumers.

Maytag Corp. Recall to Repair Gas Ranges

  • Date: 3/27/2003

The Gemini gas range can experience a delayed ignition flashback fire in the upper oven, which poses a fire and burn hazard to consumers.

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176 issues reported

Maytag MER7662WQ

  • Date: 3/13/2011

consumer's wife was baking on the Electric Range. later consumer, 53 yom, went into the kitchen after smelling something burning and burnt his hand on the stove. consumer tried everything to turn the electric range oven off but, it was heating up non stop.

Maytag MERH752BAW

  • Date: 3/23/2011

Consumer reports that a crack has formed on the range's touch panel plastic cover and is getting progressively larger. Consumer is concerned that the crack can lead to a shock hazrd if a finger reached behind the crack.

Maytag MGR5775QDB

  • Date: 3/25/2011

the gas range has been turned on without anyone knowing it. The safety mechanism on the gas knobs that is supposed to prevent the knobs from being turned on accidentally does not work properly. Knobs can be turned on accidentally if someone brushes into one.

Maytag MGR5750ADW

  • Date: 3/28/2011

Consumer reports that while using the broiler of the oven/range fire started burning under the cover of the range top. When the top which is a sealed unit was opened a large amount of toxic smoke billowed out from the burning insulation.

Maytag Gemini MGR6775ADW

  • Date: 4/4/2011

Consumer reports that the oven, while on a self cleaning cycle, produced an electrical burning smell. The oven tripped the circuit breaker.

Maytag MER5751BAS

  • Date: 4/9/2011

Consumer smelled a melting plastic smell & saw smoke coming from the vent under the clock of the electric range. The electricity to the range failed. They switched off the breaker & looked behind the stove to find the electric cord melted through.

Maytag MER5755QAW

  • Date: 4/11/2011

Consumer reports that the electric oven had heat coming out of the door and melting the nearby cabinets. Oven had two service repairs that did not solve the issue. The inside door glass has cracked and the top of the door has burn marks on it.

Maytag MGR 4452BDS

  • Date: 4/11/2011

Firefighters extinguished a fire in a gas stove. Pans & cooking utensils were on fire in the oven. Inspection revealed all burner knobs were off. Consumer stated that oven came on by itself on several occasions & prior to the fire.

Maytag MGR5880BDQ

  • Date: 5/4/2011

Consumer says the gas range took 30 minutes to reach 350 minutes and the gas monitor in her home went off. The fire dept. determined that the oven was leaking gas. Manufacturer told her that if the oven takes long time to ignite, the gas has been leaking for a long time.

Maytag MGR8670WS

  • Date: 5/11/2011

when consumer first time lit the gas oven, the sides & top became "extremely" hot to touch in a short time before reaching set temp of 350 degrees. consumer had to immediately shut it off. the installers stated that there is NO, or very little insulation in the unit.

Maytag MES5752BAS16

  • Date: 5/14/2011

Consumer reports that the inside edge of the electric oven's drawer is sharp like a knife which has caused cuts to three members of the family. Consumer says the company once repaired it with a replacement part but it is just as sharp as the original.

Maytag Gemini

  • Date: 6/2/2011

The stove was replaced by manufactory for multiple problems. The new stove is malfunctioning. Something important keeps breaking/melting because of the heat that is produced when both ovens are on...or the self clean.

Maytag MGR4451BDQ

  • Date: 7/11/2011

Consumer reports that the gas oven keeps randomly coming on at the high broiler setting. Consumer says the oven got so hot it discolored the outside of the oven door.

Maytag MGR5870ADB

  • Date: 7/25/2011

Gas oven was 'on' while consumer was outside. Awhile later house was filled with gas. Gas was coming from stove. When oven was turned on consumer heard “puff” at ignition but never smelled any gas. Technician stated igniter was too resistive to get hot enough to ignite

Maytag MER6770

  • Date: 8/19/2011

Consumer reports that while he was heating water on the electric range for about 6 minutes, the control panel caught fire with the plastic on the face of it melting. Consumer says the fire was coming from the rear of the stove and he had to turn the oven off from the breaker.

Maytag MGT8885XW

  • Date: 9/29/2011

Consumer report an inherent problem with the regulator/ burner in the top oven. It was not lighting the whole way during ignition, & was letting gas escape & fill up the house. On 2nd incident, the exterior lower oven glass spontaneously exploded with the oven off.

Maytag Precision Touch 850 Series MER6875BAB

  • Date: 10/8/2011

Both ovens of this electric range have turned on by itself at random time. It was diagnosed by appliance company as control board issue. Consumer is concerned that this can create life threatening situation.

Maytag MEW5630DDB

  • Date: 10/20/2011

37 YOF was pulling cobbler out of oven when oven's rack fell off rack ledge & crashed down. The same thing happened week before. She believes that can happen now by just moderately pressing on the rack. The rest of oven operates normally.

Maytag Gemini MGR6875ADB

  • Date: 10/24/2011

The safety valve of the gas range was leaking & had to be replaced. Later, electronic ignitions started to go off & not stop until owner unplugged the range. On 1 occasion, it keep clicking away; with a puff of smoke from 1 of the burners & then then a fire surrounding dials.

Maytag MER7662WW

  • Date: 10/31/2011

Consumer reports that the control for the front burner on the electric stove started arcing giving off a burning odor.

Maytag PER5710BAC

  • Date: 11/1/2011

After pressing 'cancel' button oven temparature began to rise rapidly. It couldn't be turned off with dials, so range had to be unplugged. As a result of rising temparature iron skillets in the oven had all of their coating burned off & left pile of ashes on buttom of oven.

Maytag CRE9400CCE

  • Date: 11/15/2011

Consumer reports that while they were baking in the electric range oven, the lower heating element started on fire. Consumer states that they unplugged the unit, still the element was sparking and burning and kept on for several minutes until they pulled the stove out side.

Maytag PGR5710BDW

  • Date: 11/30/2011

Consumer reports that the oven with the gas range requires the stove to be on before the oven heats.

Maytag MEW6527DDS

  • Date: 12/3/2011

Electric oven control panel works intermittenly, turns on and off by itself and some function buttons don't work at all. Once 42 YOM was awakened at night & had to disconnect power from oven to prevent an incident.

Maytag Gemini MET8885XS

  • Date: 12/6/2011

With first Double oven use, electric stove tripped breaker. later both ovens were heating up when only one was in use. when all controls indicated the oven was off, temperature was upwards of 300 degrees. The only way to shut off oven was to unplug range, or trip the breaker

Maytag W30400P

  • Date: 12/7/2011

Control element will not shut off when consumer turns dial on the electric wall oven. The unit caught fire after being on for a few seconds at 275 degrees. Fire stopped when circuit breaker was shut off. Fire dept was called. Incidents have occurred 20-30 times.

Maytag MGC55336 BDS

  • Date: 12/11/2011

68 YOM reported that gas cooktop started spontaneously turning on burner igniter & would not stop until unit was unplugged. It has happened couple of times in last few weeks. Also recently burner knob of unit was starting smoking and sparking. Consumer was able to unplug it.

Maytag YMER8875WS

  • Date: 12/30/2011

while consumer was using an electric oven the rack fell down. The sides of the oven that have expanded to the racks are no long wide enough to fit securely. 53 yof suffered a burn on the inside of her left forearm and on the back of her right hand.

Maytag MGR8670WS

  • Date: 1/6/2012

50 yof reported that the knobs for the gas range melted while in use & the range becomes overwhelming hot. she received a mild burnt on her right arm just by brushing against the range. The oven racks are not secured. Consumer did not need medical attention for injury.

Maytag MGR7662WS

  • Date: 1/23/2012

consumer's wife had turned the gas range on to preheat but gas was steadily coming out while the ignition had not ignited.

Maytag MER5721BAQ

  • Date: 1/30/2012

Relay that controls power to electric oven's heating element short circuited permanently in "ON" position. Contacts in oven relay welded together in "ON" position. Range has to be unplugged or circuit breaker has to be used to prevent overheating.

Maytag MGR6875ADW27

  • Date: 2/16/2012

Cons reports that there was a loud bang instantly while using the convection oven function on the gas range along with a hissing sound and the smell of gas. A tech noticed an orange mark on the gas hose and the gas line near the valve appeared exposed, he replaced hose valve.

Maytag MERH752CAS

  • Date: 2/19/2012

Large blue flash came from back of electric range, which caused oven to function erratically. When rear panel was removed, it was observed that 1 wire connection for broiler unit was installed too closely to hole in metal frame. Char in metal & burned insulation were noticed.

Maytag MGR6875ADS

  • Date: 2/23/2012

Double wall gas oven caught on fire, which was caused by faulty electric panel. Fire alarms went off & fire was put out. 3 years earlier electrical switch that powers gas oven on was replaced; convection fan was also replaced. Fire caused just under $10,000 in damages.

Maytag CWG3100AAB25

  • Date: 2/27/2012

Upon first use OF THE gas wall oven, 40 YOF burned her hand on external flu vent. This vent sticks out 1 to 1.5 inches from face of oven & located between control panel & oven handle. flu vent is connected to oven's internal chimney allowing heat conduction to flu vent ribs.

Maytag MGR7665WW

  • Date: 3/2/2012

After gas range was installed consumer noticed that control knobs can turn on if bumped & sometimes ignite. Dealer offered knob covers to temporarily resolve the issue. Consumer believes it is a health & fire hazard.

Maytag MGR7775WB

  • Date: 3/10/2012

consumer had several incidents of leaning against the knobs on front of the gas range & having them turn on just enough to allow the gas to come through. consumer stated that someone could be severely burned if a burner ignited while someone was leaning over the stove.

Maytag CRE9600CCE

  • Date: 3/12/2012

Consumer reports that while baking chicken in the electric range, suddenly there was a loud crackling noise coming from the oven with flames and sparks flying. Fire Dept. said the heating element was the issue. The range had the heating element recall replaced 2-3 years ago.

Maytag Gemini MGR6775BDS

  • Date: 3/12/2012

42 YOM was using paper towel to clean water that he accidentally spilled on his gas range & activated electric igniter without turning knob. Flame burst out of knob burning sleeve of his bathrobe. He was injured & received no first aid or medical attention.

Maytag MER5730BAW

  • Date: 3/29/2012

A 43 YOM reports that an electric oven broiler randomly turned on & would not cancel/ shut off. Fault Warning appeared & broiler glowed red hot producing enough heat to begin heating a teapot of water on the ceramic surface. The unit had to be shut off at circuit breaker.

Maytag MER6755AAB

  • Date: 4/9/2012

Consumers were using bottom oven of electric double oven to bake meet in deep pan when bottom coil started flaming by itself & flame curled around on coil & then went out. They shut off oven & restarted it & bottom coil wouldn't heat up. There's rough corrosion on coil.

Maytag MGR4452BDW

  • Date: 5/24/2012

Consumer report that her mother’s range continues to turn on by itself. The range turns on to the “broil feature” & she is unaware of the temperature it reaches. She stated that the oven had turned on at night & filled the kitchen with smoke. They had to unplug the range.

Maytag Gemini MGR6875ADB

  • Date: 7/25/2012

Consumer says the gas range oven in their scarcely visited second home turns on by itself. They didn't know until their gas bills came in hundreds of dollars higher and realized the oven had been on almost the entire season at 350 degs. Now a new circuit board to be put in.

Maytag MER5530AAH

  • Date: 8/2/2012

Consumer says none of the burners on the electric range work correctly, mostly not getting as hot as they should. She says while cooking bacon on the one they can still use, suddenly it got red hot. Figured it cannot be turned down without turning off, wait & turn it back on.

Maytag CHE9800BCE

  • Date: 8/7/2012

Consumer stated that he smelled an electrical burning odor & noticed smoke into the kitchen. The consumer stated that the smoke was coming from the area where the range was located. He shut the circuit breaker off. His son saw sparks coming from under the control panel.

Maytag Gemini MGR6875ADW

  • Date: 8/16/2012

Consumer states that when the right front burner of the gas range was turned on, black smoke started emitting from the burner along with flame. Consumer says the manufacturer's mechanic diagnosed the problem as a gas leak under the control to cost approx. $600.

Maytag MGT8885XSOO

  • Date: 9/5/2012

A 50 YOF purchased Gas Range in her manufactured home. During canning her CO detector has gone off. The highest reading has been 68. The manufacturer stated that the manufactured home dealer should have installed an external hood vent. As per the dealer it is not required.

Maytag MER7662WW

  • Date: 9/13/2012

Consumer purchased a new Glass-top Electric Range and during the first actual usage of the oven while heating a pizza, the inside glass imploded and showered glass all over the inside of the oven. no injury.

Maytag MGR5729ADW

  • Date: 9/16/2012

Consumer says he had valve controls on the range off for child safety. He says when the rear right stove burner was turned on, flames shot out of the left rear burner valve control hole and caught the front bezel cover on fire as well as the switch and the burner valve.

Maytag MER5752BAB

  • Date: 10/1/2012

after CONSUMER turned electric oven on to make cookies there was a white flash in the oven. After she flipped off the oven she looked inside & saw that The coil in the oven was still on fire. The flame had died down when she turned off the oven. no injuries.

Maytag Gemeni MGR6775BDS

  • Date: 10/3/2012

Consumer stated that range igniters started ticking by themselves, there was small explosion, & range burst into flames. Flames were in top oven & shooting out of vent & knobs holes. After flames were subsided, kitchen & house smelled of burning wire insulation & plastic.

Maytag Magic Chef CGR1425ADQ

  • Date: 10/11/2012


Maytag MGR67758DQ

  • Date: 10/17/2012

Consumer stated that while his wife was cooking on both back burners of gas stove she heard sound like popcorn popping, smoke began coming out of back of unit & around knobs. Knob for left back burner gave her small shock when she turned it to turn stove off.

Maytag CWG3100AAE29

  • Date: 10/30/2012

Gas oven runs so hot that it is impossible to operate electronic he time & temp keypad. Repair person recorded outside temperature of oven as 250 degrees on control panel. Consumer & wife were burned touching control pad. Manufacturer states it's normal

Maytag MER8772WB0

  • Date: 11/15/2012

Consumer reports that the glass front on the oven door of the electric range shattered without warning in the middle of the night and was strewn on the floor in front of the oven. The oven had been used the in the evening before the incident.

Maytag Precision Touch Control 700

  • Date: 11/15/2012

Glass on front of door fell out as 48 YOF opened oven of Electric Range. It was held in place mostly by spongy, double stick tape. She put it back in, tightened all screws, & it fell out again. She stated that this is design flaw, using tape that fails under high temperature

Maytag MGR5765Q

  • Date: 11/22/2012

63 YOM has been getting flash back from gas range oven. Whe he starts to use it, it takes time to ignite & by then creates flashback. When used at lower temperature gass builds up before it ignites. He has to open doors & windows to glear gas fumes from house.

Maytag MGT8775XS01

  • Date: 11/23/2012

Consumer says the oven had been set to self cleaning mode after use when about an hour later he noticed a strange odor and then saw smoke. Flames shot up from behind the range. The flames got bigger and he called fire dept. Kitchen cabinets were scorched and had soot.

Maytag MEC743WB

  • Date: 11/26/2012

A 59 YOF reports electric range was turned off after use when it made a loud noise & sparked from the middle of the cooktop diagonally to the one that was used. The sparks sizzled down but the unit's light stayed on & will not go off & the back burner stopped working.

Maytag MGR7662WB1

  • Date: 12/10/2012

Consumer stated that location of control knobs gas range is above oven door & if oven is in use for approximately 2+ hours knobs soften & it is not possible to turn off stove top burners. It appears as if brass valves swell due to heat & cannot be turned off.

Maytag MGR8880AB

  • Date: 12/12/2012

Consumer says her gas range oven had several problems but most importantly, when it's set to 400F or more, it can't stop preheating. A separate oven thermometer strained past its top 550F reading and the oven was still preheating. The repair co said it's the control module.

Maytag MGR8880AB

  • Date: 12/14/2012

36 YOM turned gas range's control knob for automatic igniter & he & consumer heard small explosion. Electronic control panel went blank & nothing on range would work. It was discovered that circuit breaker had tripped. After it was flipped back igniter would not stop sparking

Maytag MER6775AAQ

  • Date: 12/17/2012

Consumer stated that inner oven door spontaneously shattered while oven was at 350 degrees F.

Maytag MER8674AS

  • Date: 12/22/2012

Consumer reports that the oven vent on the electric range gets extremely hot. She says her 18-YO daughter was baking cookies and when she reached for the handle to open the oven, the vent burned her wrist.

Maytag MER6775AAQ

  • Date: 1/2/2013

Consumer reports that the upper oven door of the electric slide-in range with double oven exploded while not in use. Pieces of glass filled the upper and lower ovens. Consumer says the oven had not been used in at least 24 hours.

Maytag MEW5627DDW

  • Date: 1/14/2013

A 53 YOF reports electric wall oven spontaneously switched from bake to broil during use & burned & ignited the food. Manufacturer stated the control panel had failed. The part was replaced when the same incident happened again 3 years later. Fire hazard.

Maytag CHG9800BAB

  • Date: 2/1/2013

Consumer reported that when he was cooking over gas stove he began to smell strong presence of gas. At first this happened seldom. He would get light headaches as result. Technician found that gaskets for all four burners need to be replaced.

Maytag MER55555QAW

  • Date: 2/2/2013

34 YOF had preheated electric range oven when she noticed flames under floor of oven. She opened it & flames got worse. She closed it & called 39 YOM. She grabbed 27 MOM & backed away. 39 YOM turned oven off & kept door shut until flames died off. Element no longer works.

Maytag MGR7662WS4

  • Date: 2/8/2013

Consumer went to pre-heat oven by pressing bake. The temperature did not change on the oven. He opened oven door and smelled gas. Oven was turned off & door was left open. He tried to pre-heat oven again & heard clicks from unit. Gas vapors began to emit.

Maytag MER5755QAB

  • Date: 2/12/2013

59 YOM took hold of oven door handle to open it when entire exterior front of door exploded out at & on him Shards/pieces of glass flew across kitchen. Oven was not turned on & neither was stove top, it had not been on since previous evening. Consumer was not injured.

Maytag Performa MER5752BAW

  • Date: 2/20/2013

While consumer was using her electric range in self-cleaning mode, she noticed that oven door does not close tightly. Several days later when she opened cabinet doors next to the top sides of the oven door, she noticed that the finish had been melted off the cabinet doors.

Maytag MGC7536WS00

  • Date: 2/28/2013

Two months after technician replaced strikers, they started sparking by themselves. Manufacturer again reset consumer's unit. Six months later, it started doing same thing. Gas ignited under his cook surface & melted all wires while not turned on. It started spraying gas.

Maytag MGR7662XS

  • Date: 3/12/2013

The consumer reports that the oven of the gas range allowed gas flow to occur when the ignitor did not work after the oven was turned on for preheating. The gas flow started but was not lit by the oven, and flowed into the house.

Maytag Gemini MGR6775, MGR6875

  • Date: 3/12/2013

The consumer stated that the broiler in this double oven gas range sets fire to food/pans very easily even on the lowest setting. A couple times it has been very small and went out on its own, but the last one was big enough that they needed a fire extinguisher to put it out.

Maytag MGR7662XS

  • Date: 3/12/2013

Consumer's relative reported that his daughter-in-law had turned on oven to preheat it & stepped outside for approximately 10 minutes. Electrical ignitor didn't ignite, which allowed gas to escape. She smelled gas odor, powered unit off, ventillated rooms & vacated house.

Maytag MGRH865QDX

  • Date: 4/6/2013

Gas range's glass door reportedly shattered for no apparent reason.

Maytag MGR7662WQ2

  • Date: 4/17/2013

About ten minutes after 70 YOF took cake out of oven & turned oven off, she smelled something burning. She discovered flames coming out of vent on back of gas stove. When she unplugged stove, she burned her right arm. She didn't require medical attention.

Maytag Gemini MER6872BAS

  • Date: 5/8/2013

Consumer reports that the electric range's switch on the control panel that switches between large and small burners became frozen/inoperable. Consumer noticed an electric burning smell. The switch had overheated and melted the interior components and exterior housing.

Maytag MGR7662WW

  • Date: 5/14/2013

60 YOM reports that self cleaning was used on gas oven for the first time, the inside glass shattered all throughout the oven. As the unit cooled, he could hear the glass falling inside the range. 47 YOF & 55 YOF were also present.

Maytag MER5750BAW

  • Date: 5/17/2013

The consumer stated that the glass in her electric range/oven door exploded during the night. She also stated that when she first got the range, she used the self-cleaning cycle. She stated that the metal inside around the window turned to a darker rusted color.

Maytag MER8674AS

  • Date: 7/6/2013

The consumer says that she preaheated the new electric range oven to 450 degrees, put in a pan of food to bake, and closed the door. About 3-4 minutes later she heard a loud crash and found that the inner oven door had exploded into a million pieces.

Maytag Precision Touch Control 500

  • Date: 7/11/2013

Electric oven had been heated to 425 degrees. Consumer wasn't face the oven when consumer heard the glass shatter into thousands of small pieces all over the whole kitchen floor. Smaller interior glass behind the large tempered glass was fine

Maytag NGR5775QDS

  • Date: 7/22/2013

Consumer turned on self cleaning cycle on her oven & it was on for approximately one hor. She went to use gas range three hours later & it was still hot to touch. There were melted parts on control panel, & handle of exhaust fan showed melting areas, as well.

Maytag MER4530AAW

  • Date: 7/24/2013

Consumer smelled something burning and room was hot. The broiler in the oven was beaming orange and super hot. The broiler had turned itself on. Consumer was unable to turn it off & unplugged electric oven from power outlet.

Maytag MGR8674AS

  • Date: 8/16/2013

The consumer reports that the inner door glass of the gas range oven imploded with no apparent damage to the outer door glass or the glass over of the interior oven light while the oven temperature was set at 425 F and the range top was in use.

Maytag MER5550BAW

  • Date: 9/8/2013

Consumer reports that the broiler of the electric range turned on by itself. The broiler turned on, overheated, started smoking, and then started beeping with an "F1" code on the display. Consumer unplugged the range. When it was plugged back in, the broiler turned on again.

Maytag Precision Touch Control 500 MGR5765QDQ

  • Date: 9/23/2013

Consumer stated that they came home & found that the outer glass door on Gas range was shattered in million pieces.

Maytag MER5511BAW

  • Date: 11/1/2013

Few years ago consumer's electric range back right burner turned on by itself. She took coil out & never used it again. She stated that oven sporadically shuts all power down with all lights going off & at other times it comes on with no warning with all lights lit.

Maytag MER5752BAQ

  • Date: 11/7/2013

Consumer's 9 months old grandson burnt 3 fingers on left hand on electric oven drawer door. Oven was just turned off after being used at 450 degrees. He used oven drawer to hold onto to pull himself up. He was taken to pediatrician where he was treated for 2nd degree burn.


  • Date: 11/12/2013

The consumer stated that she heard a loud pop and the sound of breaking glass. She entered the kitchen to the door to her oven shattered all over the floor. The consumer stated that the oven wasn't even in use, and hadn't been used since the two previous nights.

Maytag MGR5765QDW

  • Date: 11/16/2013

The 42-YOF says the oven racks do not fit the oven causing them to fall with very little weight/pressure. She says she's had several incidents when the racks containing hot food have dropped, to bottom of the oven causing hot grease/liquid to splatter. Reports injury to self.

Maytag MERH752BAW

  • Date: 11/30/2013

A 29 YOF awoke to a fire alarm sounding. The range smoking from the upper control panel. She unplugged the range & the fire subsided. The range was not in use when this occurred. After allowing it to cool down, she pulled the back access panel & the control board was melted.

Maytag MGS5870BK

  • Date: 12/13/2013

Consumer stated that while using a burner on the gas range, some water fell on the stove and a bit went down the burner. After turning the stove off, flames began shooting out of the handles, the lights began to flicker, smoke came out of the stove and the breaker was tripped

Maytag MGR6772BDQ

  • Date: 12/31/2013

Consumer reported that bottom oven of gas range is not heating up. He & his wife both smelled some gas leak. Previously, oven would heat up, but it would take a while - there was delay in process. Consumer stated that upper oven seems to be working fine.

Maytag MGR8674w0

  • Date: 1/8/2014

The consumer stated that while making dinner, she opened the door of the gas range oven to turn items over and then closed the door. Just a couple of minutes later, the glass in the door shattered.

Maytag MGR8670MM-1

  • Date: 1/26/2014

The 62-YOM consumer reports that the oven racks in his gas range fall off the tracks, can't put anything on them. The consumer reports injury to himself.

Maytag MGR8674AS

  • Date: 2/25/2014

A 45 YOF has a gas range that has knobs on the front of the unit above the oven door. The slightest pressure on them causes the gas to start flowing. Several situations where someone leaned on it to reach something nearby & turned the gas on slightly.

Maytag MGR8775AS

  • Date: 3/8/2014


Maytag MGR5765QDW

  • Date: 3/19/2014

Caller stated that she turned off the gas oven after using it at for about half hour; however, the temperature increased causing the heating element to become red hot instead of powering off. The control panel could not be used to power off the unit, had to unplug the unit.

Maytag Gemini MER6755AAB

  • Date: 3/24/2014

While cooking at 450 degrees bottom heating element in lower section of 38 YOF's electric oven overheated at one section of the element and large sparks shot out. Power was turned off to stove & door shut to contain smoke.

Maytag MGR5765000

  • Date: 3/26/2014

Consumer had cooked dinner in oven, turned it off & then breaker tripped. She reset breaker, then noticed that something was very hot & appeared to be glowing inside. She stated that all burners were in off position & oven was off. Stove was pulled out & gas shut off to unit.

Maytag MER8670AW0

  • Date: 5/9/2014

40 YOF reported that oven door handle came completely off while food was in oven and oven was on. She stated that the oven door was obviously very hot and this creates a burn hazard.

Maytag MET8775XW01

  • Date: 5/9/2014

The consumer performed the self-clean for the first time on the top oven and after about 40 minutes he could smell an odor. He found the cabinet drawers next to the oven were starting to melt/burn. He stated that even during cooking, the oven seems very hot around the edges.

Maytag MGR6875ADB27

  • Date: 6/21/2014

Touch pad of double gas range oven beeps & turns on oven by itself. Sometimes convection fan runs when not in use. Range had repair while under warranty; it kept blowing circuit breaker, & repair man advised to put in 30 amp breaker to fix this.

Maytag MER6772BAS

  • Date: 6/21/2014

59 YOF turned on top oven broiler of electric double oven to temperature of 400 & was letting it warm up when she heard popping sound. She saw fire & sparks inside oven & turned it off. When oven cooled down she saw that broiler coil had broken into pieces.

Maytag Precision Touch 750 Series MER6775BAF

  • Date: 6/25/2014

The consumer stated that outer glass on the top oven of the double oven electric range exploded.

Maytag MGC6536BDW

  • Date: 7/21/2014

Consumer's daughter was sitting at the dining table. All of a sudden she saw flames coming from the electronic knobs on the cooktop. She unplugged the cooktop & the flames stopped. When the consumer came home, he plugged the unit back in & the same thing happened.

Maytag MER57550AQ

  • Date: 8/7/2014

Electric range was turning on by itself. Consumers awoke to smoke filled house and had to unplug range. They threw breaker. Manufacturer sent a technician from a service company and range was repaired, but consumer was charged for it, despite being told otherwise.

Maytag Gemini MGR6772BDS

  • Date: 8/22/2014

Oven of range started clicking sound that piezoelectric burner igniter makes. 55 YOM discovered orange flames coming up around burner control knobs, followed by smoke & odor of burning plastic. He unplugged oven from wall outlet. There was no injury but inhalation of fumes.

Maytag MGR5775QDQ

  • Date: 9/26/2014

53 YOF reports that the gas oven does not ignite properly and causes an explosion. The force is strong enough to push open the oven door and if someone was next to the stove the explosion could cause severe burns.

Maytag MGRH865QDX1

  • Date: 10/21/2014

Fire Department reported about kitchen fire caused by gas stove. Consumer stated that her husband had started cleaning cycle on stove about 2 1/2 hours before the fire. She came in to kitchen to find heavy black smoke coming up & around the stove. Cabinets above were charred.

Maytag MDR6775BDS19

  • Date: 11/7/2014

The consumer stated that the top oven [on her gas double oven range] works fine, but the bottom oven does not work. She stated that the bottom oven only heats up to 100F, no matter what temperature it is set to. The mfr told her that her model is not included in any recalls.

Maytag CWG3100

  • Date: 11/14/2014

45 YOF was awakened by crash in her home. She contacted emergency crews. Police arrived & found that her double wall oven had exploded & that noise came from glass jumping & popping. Glass had shot all over kitchen. 45 YOF hurt her foot on piece of glass & received first aid.

Maytag MGR8800DS

  • Date: 12/1/2014

The consumer stated that when the oven is on in this gas range, the knobs for the burners become so hot that you have to use a potholder to adjust them.

Maytag MGR7662WW4

  • Date: 12/15/2014

The consumer stated that he set the gas range oven for self-cleaning, following the instructions to the letter, for the shortest cleaning cycle. About an hour in the cycle they heard a loud pop sound and discovered that the most inner glass of the oven had shattered to pieces

Maytag YHER8880BS0

  • Date: 12/14/2014

On consumer's range, broiler would come on while consumer was baking something. Baking element would still work, but would switch to broil on its own. It was repaired for something do with clock, but broiler came on again when unit was in bake mode.

Maytag CRE9590CCW

  • Date: 1/2/2015

46yof reported that electric range started to burn when it was turned on and there was fire at the baking element connection and broiler connection. The terminal was burned off. No Injury.

Maytag Gemini MER6757BAW

  • Date: 2/1/2015

Consumer was cooking in oven of electric stove & took ceramic pan out of oven. Pan was put on stovetop to check food & then pan was placed back in oven. 15 minutes later glass stovetop had shattered in one spot & had several cracks. Glass splinters were all over kitchen.

Maytag MGT8655XW00

  • Date: 3/31/2015

The consumer stated that the outer door glass on the large oven of the double oven gas range exploded out into the kitchen. The oven was not in use at the time.

Maytag NGR4452BDW

  • Date: 4/13/2015

Consumer reports that the gas range has many issues. The housing cracked and gas leaked out. This occurred over a 6 year period. He states that the oven came on by itself and he could not turn it off without turning off the gas. The leak was repaired.

Maytag MER8770WS

  • Date: 7/28/2015

The consumer stated that while placing two pans of enchiladas into a hot oven, the rack in the oven collapsed, and the pans fell out of the oven to the floor where he was standing. The consumer stated that middle of the oven has expanded, and no longer holds a loaded pan.

Maytag CWE5800ACB

  • Date: 7/29/2015

Consumer used top part of double wall oven (preheated to 350 degrees) for 15 minutes to bake fish. Consumer then used broiler setting for about 3-5 minutes. About 30-40 minutes after oven was turned off, tempered glass exploded, sending bits of glass throughout kitchen.

Maytag MER8700DSI

  • Date: 9/21/2015

The consumer stated that the door handle on the electric range oven has vents behind it. When the oven is in use, the oven door gets very hot. The consumer also stated that the storage drawer under the oven gets very hot. No injuries reported.


  • Date: 9/21/2015

The oven door on stove shattered in a billion pieces. Consumer & consumer's husband were watching TV when they heard a loud explosion. Consumer reported that the oven was not on and no one was in the kitchen at the time of incident.

Maytag Magic Chef CER1115AAW

  • Date: 9/24/2015

Oven was on at 350° F for approximately one hour when consumer smelled fire. She opened oven's door & noticed flames coming from bottom coil. She turned it off. She re-opened door & noticed coil had split open, with its wiring exposed. She unplugged electric range from wall.

Maytag MER5765RAW

  • Date: 10/2/2015

Consumer preheated oven and there was a hissing sound, followed by a pop and a fireball exploded in the lower part of the oven.

Maytag Gemini MGR6772DDS

  • Date: 10/13/2015

While lower oven was on, consumer said his CO alarm went off. He called FD & they confirmed high levels of CO. FD & energy co tech confirmed that problem was limited to oven. He said CO alarm went off again after tech replacing the upper & lower burners in the oven.

Maytag CWE4800ACS14

  • Date: 11/20/2015

26 YOM reported that during cooking, when he opened electric oven, he sustained minor electrical shock through handle of oven. Upon measuring door to ground, it was floating at 55VAC. Oven has been in use for four years with no previous issues.

Maytag MER7662

  • Date: 1/7/2016

Entire outside oven door exploded. Oven was not on and had not been on for more than 24 hours. No injuries because no one was standing in front of the stove.


  • Date: 1/8/2016

Cooktop spontaneously caught fire. Ignition "clicking" noises started coming from kitchen, and as consumer went to investigate, heard loud "pop" and saw flames shooting out from left burner control knobs of cooktop. Cooktop hadn't been recently used; knobs were "off."

Maytag MGR8850DS0

  • Date: 1/8/2016

Consumer reported that oven was on & pots were on stove. Consumer's daughter & grandchildren were in kitchen when consumer became aware that new gas range was very hot to touch - oven door & especially area above door. Control knobs become hot as well.

Maytag Gemini MER6550

  • Date: 1/23/2016

Electric range upper oven broiler coil caught on fire while toasting sandwiches. After getting fire extinguished, consumer walked away from oven & few seconds later heard sound of breaking glass. Consumer saw glass shards & pieces on floor from top oven door.

Maytag MER8800DS

  • Date: 2/1/2016

The submitter stated that in normal baking operation, the electric range oven exhibited uncontrollable runaway overheating. Their tenant observed the problem and turned off the oven before fire, injury, or other damage could occur.

Maytag Gemini MGR6775ADW

  • Date: 2/12/2016

Caller stated that the knobs on the stove when turn on had a clicking sound, he then noticed that the rear knob started to emit flames. The fire extinguisher was used to contain the fire. The fire department was also called out and the gas was turned off.

Maytag MGR8800DE0

  • Date: 2/15/2016

Gas range has knobs to turn on the gas to the stove top which are TOO easy to turn. I have found them turn on slightly & have smelled gas on numerous occasions. They can be bumped & turn on. And more importantly, my 20 month old grandson (toddler) was able to turn them on.

Maytag CWG3100AAS13

  • Date: 3/30/2016

Consumer stated that gas oven has gas leaking. Technician measured gas leak within unit to 5000ppm & informed her that leak is within distributor (behind panel). Gas leaked without unit being on. She & husband had headaches up until gas was shut off.

Maytag MER6775BAB

  • Date: 5/1/2016

The outer glass on the electric range oven door shattered unexpectedly. The oven was not in use at the time of the incident and hadn't been used for approximately 2 days. As the glass lay on the floor, it continued to make a "pop" sound and the small pieces "jumped".

Maytag MGR5775QDB

  • Date: 5/9/2016

The consumer stated that the gas range oven was set for 350 degrees but had not reached 350 degrees, and less than 5 minutes later the outer glass on the oven door exploded.

Maytag MRG6775BDS

  • Date: 5/20/2016

56 YOF baked & turned oven of Gas Range off. When she returned hour later lower oven was on full blast & entire unit was too hot to touch. It wouldn't turn off despite hitting cancel multiple times. Handyman unplugged it. When plugs back, lower oven heats rapidly to high temp

Maytag MGRH865QDW1

  • Date: 5/24/2016

Oven door on our Range exploded into a million pieces all over the kitchen. The oven was not on at the time. Our son was heating something on a burner on low heat. No one was injured.

Maytag MER8700051

  • Date: 6/22/2016

Consumer stated that oven door shattered on new oven range. Consumer reported that wife cooked casserole at 350° & forgot to turn oven off after completion. When she came back inside she found glass from oven door on floor.

Maytag Precision Control 700 MGR577500S

  • Date: 6/30/2016

Consumer baked food in gas oven. When the food was done and consumer sat down to eat, there was a loud, long whooshing/shattering noise. The front door oven glass has shattered. When consumer opened door, more glass fell out. Both panes in door shattered.

Maytag MGR6772BDW

  • Date: 7/27/2016

38 YOF consumer's gas double oven started on fire under the stovetop control knob while unit was off.

Maytag MGR8674AS

  • Date: 9/2/2016

Consumer turned oven on to 350°. She smelled gas though out house. When she opened oven door, she could hear clicking sound & oven was cold. She turned gas stove off. She had problems with igniter previously & new igniter was installed 1st week that she got stove.

Maytag MEW7530DE

  • Date: 11/6/2016

The consumer stated that while using the self cleaning setting on their wall mount oven for the 1st time, after approximately 1 hour into the cleaning cycle the inside glass door exploded sending shattered glass throughout the kitchen.

Maytag MER6872BAS

  • Date: 11/10/2016

The consumer stated that his 2 1/2 year old son stuck a spatula into a gap in the front underside of the range. The spatula touched the electrical contacts for the hot surface indicator light. Sparks flew, part of the spatula melted, and the breaker blew. No injury reported.

Maytag MGR8600DS0

  • Date: 12/16/2016

69 YOF stirred food on the right back burner of my 4 burner gas range. I must have leaned into the range’s right front burner knob & moved to the left, causing the right front burner to spontaneously ignite, nearly causing the sleeve of my long sleeved shirt to catch fir

Maytag MGR8700DE0

  • Date: 12/23/2016

Within 2 months the clear coat on the top of the gas stove began to come off the paint. The clear coat again began bubbling & coming off the stove, within few months the black paint began to come off in spots. When the unit is in used, the knobs get hot. Burn/Fire hazard.

Maytag JGS8750BDB

  • Date: 1/9/2017

59 YOF consumer baked food at 350 degrees in gas oven. Food was burned because oven was way above temperature on the display. The gas line was cut, but consumer could not turn off electric portion due to oven position. Consumer turns stove off by flipping circuit breaker.

Maytag MGC5536BDB

  • Date: 3/5/2017

Cooktop burst into flames while not being used. Consumers heard pop sounds when they were in living area. They found cooktop was on fire under control knobs. Unit was purchased in late 2008. Electrical cord of unit was unplugged & flame got much less, then fire was put out.

Maytag MER6875AAS

  • Date: 6/19/2017

Caller is reporting that her oven came on spontaneously by itself during the night. She was awakened a beeping noise & noticed that the unit was powered on, they could not cancel the operation & had to unplug it. This incident occurred twice. Fire hazard.

Maytag WFE520S0FS

  • Date: 6/26/2017

The consumer reported that recently he entered the kitchen and saw that right rear burner of the electric range was on and bright red although no one had been in the kitchen. He turned the range off. This incident repeated itself few days later.

Maytag AKS3040BSS

  • Date: 10/18/2017

Consumer reported that gas stove top shoots a jet of fire under the stainless steel top to the control knob, where the flame comes out. Consumer stated that simultaneously, the breaker switch is tripped in the basement fuse box. 25 YOM was involved in incident.

Maytag Gemini Precision Touch 850 Series

  • Date: 11/12/2017

Gas stove, tripped circuit breaker. Consumer turned breaker back on & started to bake. Consumer began to smell pie burning, & it was totally burned. Consumer turned unit off, but it was still hot. Oven was opened & it was still on. Consumer had to turn off circuit breaker.

Maytag MET8720DS

  • Date: 1/7/2018

Consumer reported that an arc flash shot out of the control board of stove when a burner was initially turned on high. Consumer indicated this has happened at least 6 times since they bought stove. Consumer's spouse, 54 YOF, was involved in incident.

Maytag MGR5765QDW

  • Date: 1/9/2018

When the dial of gas stoves turns about 30 degrees an ignition spark is started & gas begins to flow, the burner lights. The second dangerous flaw, when the dial passes through the ignition position it will produce a spark & the gas will explode.

Maytag MGR8700D52

  • Date: 1/29/2018

Consumer indicates that the knobs to her oven range are very sensitive & they turn on when somebody accidently brushes against them. Many times she has found her oven on when not in use, & other times she has been alerted because of the smell of leaking gas.

Maytag MGR5745ADB

  • Date: 2/16/2018

Caller reporting that the gas range/oven had been emitting gas odor for approximately 1 month, she stated that they were not aware where the odor was coming from. The gas company came out for an annual check & discovered that there was the odor & CO level was extremely high.

Maytag Gemini MGR6772BDW

  • Date: 3/14/2019

My gas stove igniters started to click while the stove was completely off at night time, I heard the sound, so I went to check. I noticed a small electric fire around the front knobs. I had to disconnect the electricity and shut off the gas to stop it. [No Injuries]

Maytag MGT8820DS00

  • Date: 4/24/2019

55 YOF consumer has a gas range which was serviced once before this incident. Both times now, the issue is with the control knobs & gas valve. First repair consisted of replacing the whole manifold. Consumer states range showed second same incident in different knob & burner.

Maytag Gemini MGR6875ADS

  • Date: 6/19/2019

Consumer reports that the gas range at home was plugged in but turned off. Consumer heard an igniter clicking and then smoke came from the right side near the controls. Consumer opened the oven and saw a fire inside. Consumer unplugged the oven. Some wiring was charred.

Maytag MEW6630DDB

  • Date: 9/29/2019

64 YOF Consumer reported that she was in her bedroom, when she heard a crash sound & glass breaking. She found that her top oven door completely shattered with glass all over her kitchen. Consumer said the oven was not on. No Injuries. [Electric Range]

Maytag MER6757BAS

  • Date: 10/17/2019

Consumer reports that the electric oven at home was in use for about 45-60 minutes at 370 degrees when she heard a sizzling noise and noticed a puff of black smoke from the rear of the unit. She turned off the oven. The wiring harness was charred.

Maytag MER8700DS1

  • Date: 10/26/2019

The consumer stated that the oven on their range exploded, with fire and lots of smoke coming out, while it was preheating.

Maytag CGS3760ADC

  • Date: 10/28/2019

Gas oven came on by itself & started to engulf room with smoke. Smoke was spreading from control panel. Consumer reported that Fire Department was contacted & they disconnected unit. 24 hours later house still had electrical fire odor & her eyes was burning from smoke.

Maytag MER8674AS

  • Date: 1/25/2020

consumer heard a loud noise and the lights flickered, so they checked the food that was in the oven. consumer noticed an odd light and noticed it was flames and a lot of smoke came out of it. they closed the oven and turned it off. that is when the fire inside stopped.

Maytag MGRH75280W

  • Date: 5/27/2020

The Submitter stated that his aunt had baked a batch of cookie. She turned around and saw that fire and smoke was coming from the oven. She used flour to put the fire. Also the fire department was called. They unhooked the stove and turned off the gas line.

Maytag KRFC704FSS

  • Date: 6/1/2020

We purchased slide-in range. Back of the range was unbelievably hot-burning hot! Someone is going to get hurt. I hope it's not a child.


  • Date: 6/10/2020

Consumer reports that when they pulled the handle to open electric wall oven door, to replace a loose screw the entire glass oven door shattered. There is no model number on oven & manufacturer told glass cannot be replaced as they are unable to locate a model number.

Maytag MGS8800FZ0

  • Date: 9/21/2020

69 YOM stated that control knobs of Gas stove have insert into knob post that doesn't run full length of post & therefore, it can be pushed accidently & knob wouldn't function accurately. They had incident where knob indicated closed position, but gas wasn't fully turned off.


  • Date: 11/25/2020

The consumer reported that recently they came home to find a fire between the outside wall and inside wall of the oven. They saw flames and shut off the oven immediately.

Maytag MER8650FZ0

  • Date: 2/9/2021

52 YOM consumer reports that the glass in the door to the electric oven shattered spontaneously as the oven was in normal use. Received minor cuts while vacuuming up the glass shards.

Maytag MGS8800F20

  • Date: 7/16/2021

59 YO consumer states that the gas range has knobs that are very easy to turn. Consumer states that gas leaked out many times. Merely a brush would let gas leak or stove would ignite. Consumer states this is a fire hazard. No injuries occurred.

Maytag Precision Touch Control 800 MGRH865QOW

  • Date: 7/25/2021

69 YOM consumer reports that the temperature control and shut-off features failed on the oven. The oven became so hot that they had to shut it off at the circuit breaker. This product is unsafe and a potential fire hazard.

Maytag MGT8885XS04

  • Date: 10/14/2021

48 YOF reported, that she was boiling a pot of water on her Gas Stove, pushed the pot to the back of the stove to utilize the burner for something else and the steam from the pot melted the back membrane panel of stove. No further damage was noted.

Maytag MGS8800FZO

  • Date: 10/20/2021

76 YOM consumer has a gas range. When he brushes knobs, they let the gas escape. They do not ignite, although when operating the range, the burners would come on. Burners emit clicking sound when being ignited. Consumer states this could cause explosion or carbon monoxide.

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