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Electrolux Dryer Settlement


This lawsuit alleges that affected dryers can catch on fire due to an excessive buildup of lint. Affected brands include Fridigidaire, White Westinghouse, Kelvinator, Gibson, Tappan. Crosley, and Kenmore. For more details, please see the class action website.

Please visit the official class action website for more information:

Who is Eligible?

You are eligible if you purchased a Frigidaire, White Westinghouse, Kelvinator, Gibson, Tappan, Crosley or Kenmore "ball-hitch freestanding clothes dryer". It must have been manufactured between January 1, 2002 and December 31, 2011.

Potential Award

The settlement provided affected owners with free cleaning and a rebate/voucher, but the deadline for this part of the settlement has passed. However, you still may be eligible for up to $1,300 of out-of-pocket expenses if you have experience a dryer fire or experience one in the future.

Proof of Purchase

Device Serial Number

How to make a claim

Claim form:

Claim Deadline: 12/31/2022

The deadline for cleaning service or rebates was 12/15/2014 (expired).
The deadline for fire expenses is 12/31/2022

Other Information

Case name: Roberts v. Electrolux Home Products, Inc.

Final Hearing Date: 8/18/2014