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Duro Corporation
Duro Corporation
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Rated with 2 stars
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Original review: Sept. 4, 2018

Purchased NXR 30" in 2010. The product developed problems very quickly while still under warranty - that got fixed. Then slowly we realized the igniters kept clicking even though burners were working - service technician could not fix the problem, this sound was very annoying. Then when oven failed I realized it is high time to stop investing in this substandard range and get something much better.

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Rated with 1 star
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Original review: May 15, 2018

This NXR 36" oven is terrible. It doesn't do the one thing that you want in an oven... bake at the temperature that you set it for. If you set it to 375 it preheats to 480. Make a micro-adjustment down (like 360) and it plummets to 275. It takes about a hour to get it roughly to the right temp, and then it might still crash, especially after you open the door to check on your food. We've had two thermostat replacements in three months, and that has not solved the problem. NXR keeps sending replacements (which takes weeks) and telling me to line up more service (which also takes time). Either this appliance is a lemon or they've had a faulty batch of thermostats. I need a new oven or at my money back so that I can put it toward another unit. What a waste of time and energy.

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Rated with 1 star
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Original review: Jan. 29, 2018

Jan 26,2018. Our new home came with a NXR Oven, model DRGB3602. The oven is a piece of crap and service is a nightmare. The oven temperature is always 50 to 90 degrees too low. Turn the oven on to preheat for 30 minutes. Set the temp to 350 degrees and you might heat up to 300. Set the temp at 450 degrees and you might heat up to 350. Deago, who answers the phone at 888-909-8818 and assists with customer service said that those temp swings are normal and that I should always use the convection fan when using the oven. Me to Deago: That's stupid and no it's not correct. He finally relented and told me it must be the thermostat. It took 3 more weeks to get the thermostat and find a repairman.

You see in most parts of United States there are very few repairman that are authorized to work on NXR ovens. The thermostat was replaced, it worked correctly 5 times and I now have the same problem. If you are thinking of buying a NXR oven please read as many reviews as possible. The vast majority complain about the finish, the burners, the thermostat, the service. NXR produces a low quality oven. It is overpriced and difficult to repair. Replacement parts are difficult, too.

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2 people found this review helpful
Rated with 1 star
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Original review: Dec. 2, 2017

We purchased an NXR 36 inch free standing range made by Duro in 2014 online from AJ Madison. Within months we had problems with it. The oven door got stuck with dinner inside and would not open, the knobs break and fall off, the ignitors continuously click even after the burners are lit, some burners will not ignite at all except with a match. The convection stopped working 6 months ago. Now the worst of all, the oven comes on by itself heats up and then goes off. This occurs every hour or so. We have to turn off the breaker to keep it from doing this.

No one works on these and the one repairman who came said he is sorry but it's very cheaply made. We've been in contact with Duro and they've sent replacement parts so my husband could fix it. This was only after I gave a bad review on Amazon. Before that they acted like they couldn't care less. The replacement parts last a few months and it's back to where we began. We have no money but we must replace this range, as it is dangerous with this faulty oven coming on all day long.

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4 people found this review helpful
Rated with 1 star
Original review: May 27, 2015

This is a review for NXR DRGB3001. The range/oven came newly installed when we bought our house about a year ago. One of the top burners gave a gas smell when in use and after having a hard time finding someone to service it, we just came up with the awkward solution of not using that specific burner. However, last week, we noticed the oven was coming on about every couple hours, warming up, and shutting down, all by itself. Since this is a serious safety issue, we immediately started calling local appliance repair places. It turns out none of them service NXR brands. (We tried about 10 different places.) Then we started calling the number in the owner's manual. The messages we left were not returned. Finally my daughter got someone on the line but she was given the runaround (need to provide proof of purchase, purchase date, registration number, etc.).

We called them again and told them that we will pay for fixing it, we just need the information for someone in our area (Providence, RI) that handles NXR. They provided two phone numbers. The first turned out not to service NXR. As of yesterday, we are waiting for a call back on the second number. As I looked over the internet, the oven ignitor seems to cause problems for other owners too. And this seems like a serious and dangerous defect to me. Pointing out that this can potentially cause a fire to NXR did not get them moving. I am obviously very frustrated and trying to figure out how to pursue this. If no one services a product, it should not be sold in the first place.

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12 people found this review helpful
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Rated with 2 stars
Original review: Jan. 26, 2015

BBQ came with no owner's manual or parts manual. I called Duro Corp and was told to go back to the store to get the owner's manual, as they didn't have one. I told them the door had a dent in it and that I would like to get a replacement. I was told they didn't have any parts for my BBQ either. WOW! I guess I'm out of luck if anything goes wrong with this thing. It's model #720-9612

6 people found this review helpful
Rated with 1 star
Original review: May 16, 2014

My range had a clicking sound on the stove top & burners were working, but then I was cooking under broiler & roof of the oven caught fire. I had to put out with H2O to prevent major fire. Unit was only 14 months old. Out of warranty & now I am out $2k.

11 people found this review helpful
Rated with 1 star
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Original review: Feb. 2, 2014

We ordered our range online from Appliance Connection. When the unit arrived it was missing several screws holding on various parts. We have had it for one year and now the oven will not light. I called Duro and they gave me the name of two appliance service companies in my area that will service NXR ovens. I called both companies and they said they were not familiar with NXR and could not service them. I called other companies in my area and no one would fix the oven. I guess I got LESS than what I paid for, a cheap oven with no support or service available. Should have spent the extra $3,000 and bought a Blue Star or other reputable brand with service available.

10 people found this review helpful
Rated with 1 star
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Original review: Aug. 24, 2012

I purchased this range (Duro Corp / NXR 36") in Nov 2011 from AJ Madison, an online appliance dealer. We noticed, as soon as it was installed, there was a whistling noise coming from 4 of the 6 burners when you turned them to medium setting. It took 6 mos. for that problem to be resolved and still there is a slight problem with 1 burner but I decided it was not worth all the effort. A few weeks later, the oven wouldn't light. When the repair person came with the new igniter part (took weeks), we discovered the old gas ring had a hole blown in it, very dangerous! I love this range as far as appearance and the options on the burners, etc. However - it is a nightmare to get serviced and seems to be a piece of junk. We had not used the oven 25 times and it's this major of a repair. I am scared to think of the money pit we got involved in. Run away!

20 people found this review helpful
Original review: May 1, 2010

I bought an NXR 36" range in 2010 that came in damaged. Every time I call anyone to have it repaired I get nowhere, not with Austex Appliance where I bought it (what a joke, bill the owner is) or DuroCorp. The number on the website does not work; you get someone other than them. And when I searched out a number and finally found them, they always say they will call me back. I have called and emailed them to date 31 times and guess what they say: they will get back with me. God forbid this thing breaks. I am **, I guess. I would run from this NXR range as far away as you can get. Absolutely no customer service.

14 people found this review helpful
Original review: March 26, 2010

I purchased a NXR 36 inch gas range made by Duro Corp from Fletcher appliances in Nashua, NH in September 2009. The stove has had multiple problems and now I believe it to be a totally defective unit. The porcelain on the bottom of the stove has come off and is a fire hazard. The unit is not heavily used and this should not happen. I am concerned that this stove is going to be a money pit and I want it replaced. Multiple other problems have occurred but this is the worst. It is $3600 for the stove plus lack of use due to defects and potential fire hazard. I seem to be the only one concerned

16 people found this review helpful
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