burnt connector at compressor

Sears refrigerator cought fire

8/14 at 6:00 am I awoke to the smell of burnt electrical and smoke from my refrigerator. I contated Sears without any help or resolution. They said it was made by Whirlpool. This morning I contacted Whirlpool, they said it was Sears problem. I've looked on the Web and found that this is a common issue and Maytag issued a recall, discription is identical as post on CPSC Website. I would like your help, my contact number is 206-979-6336.

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Anonymous says ... on Saturday, Aug 22 at 11:33 AM

https://repair.maytag.com/prjjck/refrigerator.jsp Or go to owner center at Maytag site.

weena says ... on Friday, Aug 21 at 7:36 AM

Good point pacman, but I don't think anyone would want to bother someone who doesnt have a working fridge.

pacman says ... on Friday, Aug 21 at 7:24 AM

It's a really bad idea to post your phone number in a web posting. If the CPSC has info on a recall and the manufacturer is not responding, contact the CPSC.

Tran says ... on Thursday, Aug 20 at 7:24 AM

It sure doesnt look like it caught fire to me. I think this is just an old unit that started to smoke. Not newsworthy.

Erika says ... on Wednesday, Aug 19 at 6:47 PM

Yes it is news worthy. I'm guessing not every one who bought this fridge got a notice in the mail that it could catch fire.

James says ... on Monday, Aug 17 at 3:56 PM

Not news worthy.

Judy says ... on Monday, Aug 17 at 10:59 AM

Was the consumer aware of the Maytag recall? We have a Maytag purchased in the past 4 years, we got a letter and they set up an appointment with a repairman to fix the recall problem...You can get their number on the website and give refrig serial #

wilson says ... on Sunday, Aug 16 at 1:05 PM

So did this actually catch fire or did it just smoke? Also how old was the refrigerator?

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