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Racks rusting and falling apart

The plastic coated steel racks in our kenmore model 15529
have a severe rust problem and are literally falling apart.

have there been any recalls for this problem?
are replacement racks available?

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Do not know about a recal. But you can buy the racks at your local Sears service senter or on line at www.Sears.com

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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