A Very Disappointing Manufacturer Lacking in Quality and Dependability
FLORRISANT, MISSOURI -- I shan't be long. Probably I should just reserve my comment and contain it to myself, but a revelation couldn't be read or known. I have had a major and consistent problem with the oven in my residence. In December of 2012 the oven was installed and within month had to be repaired, as the result of a faulty thermostat. Several months later, the problem surfaces again. This time an additional part was connected to the oven (note this part was never with the oven initially). Long story shorten, the repairman has been to my residence four (4) times for the same problem. My first encounter with a Frigidaire representative telephonic enlighten me to the fact that the serviceman sent by the company from which the oven came wasn't an authorized repairman. Strange, I purchased the oven from a company (middle man) and not from Frigidaire. I incurred cost for the repair the third time. This last and fourth time brought the same problem. (note the problem, when you want to self clean the oven or attempt to bake or broil, the thermostat malfunctions). I learned of a 'service flash kit' being issued on this particular oven. So my questions were. Should this range be recalled or are faulty parts being manufactured? Giving into consideration, the company only guarantees the oven for one (1) year has caused me to really consider any additional purchases of products by the manufacturer. I initiated a second telephonic audience with a Frigidaire representative Some 'hopefulness' was generated from that audience. The representative was very apologetic. I had a thought, maybe she felt my concerns. Now parts were order and to be shipped and I would be made whole. The parts never materialized at my door, and at this writing still haven't. A contact with the oven's seller revealed a redirection to the manufacturer, as the parts come from them (note, the repair company also indicated this too). Now when contacted the manufacturer redirects to the repair company. Sounds like the run around. Now with authorization and control numbers, I learn of a backlog for my particular parts, further those parts won't be available or shipped until January 30, 2014. So here I am. Can't prepare any form of a Christmas or New Year's dinner nor can my family and immediate relatives celebrate Kawnzaa which we have for the past twenty years. Be it as it may, I spent over a thousand dollars in catering to ensure that our family tradition would happen. There are only so many limited meals one can prepare without the utilization of an oven if you're not into simplicity. One mainly, you can't bake nor broil. From December 18, 2013 through January 31, 2014 will be forty-four (44) days with limited practices with my oven. I can't understand how and why I have to wait for parts from a multi million dollar company. Could it be me acknowledging lodging a complaint with the BBB and FTC (Federal Trade Commission)? Maybe, maybe not. Secondly are parts manufactured in the USA or are my necessities the result of outsourcing. In closing, I thought you needed to hear from a quite storm.