Haier America of Wayne, N.J., is recalling about 137,000 Haier top-mount refrigerators.
An electrical component in the refrigerator can short circuit, posing a fire hazard.
The company has received three reports of smoke, fire and associated property damage. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves the Haier models HA10TG31 with 10.1 cubic foot capacity, measuring about five feet high and two feet wide. The Haier logo is affixed on the refrigerator door.
The following models and serial numbers are included in this recall:
Serial Number Range
(Any units with below two-digit XX combination after the second
“BL” in the serial number, e.g.
XX = E9, EA, EB, EC, F1, F2, F3, F4, F5, F6, F7, F8, F9, FA, FB, FC, G1, G2, G3, G4, G5, G6, G7, G8, G9, GA
Model and serial numbers can be found on the rating plate on the back of the refrigerator’s rear panel.
The refrigerators, manufactured in China, were sold at Lowes stores nationwide and independent retailers from September 2014, through September 2018, for between $400 and $500.
What to do
Consumers should unplug and immediately stop using the recalled refrigerators and visit Haier America’s website to schedule a free in-home repair or to receive a refund in the form of a $150 rebate toward the purchase of a qualified new Haier brand refrigerator.
Consumers may contact Haier America toll-free at (888) 364-2989 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or online at www.haierappliances.com and click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.