On June 29th Thermador announced the recall
of several models of built in ovens. These ovens cause the cabinets next to them to overheat causing a fire hazard when the self-cleaning feature is used.
has received several reports of overheating, one of which resulted in fire. The insulation in the oven normally keeps the heat contained during the super heating that occurs during self-cleaning cycles. However, in the models effected by the recall there are gaps in the insulation. Not good.
Effected models include both single ovens and combination ovens:
The date codes on these models are FD8403 and FD8701. Consumers may contact BSH Home Appliances at (800) 701-5230 between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit Thermador's website for more information.
[via U.S. Consumer Product and Safety Commission]