Whirlpool named in class action over falsely advertising AquaLift® Self-Cleaning Technology

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Whirlpool designs, manufactures, advertises, and sells a line of gas and electric stoves, ranges, and ovens featuring its proprietary “AquaLift® Self-Cleaning Technology” (“AquaLift”) a system that purportedly “self-cleans” the interior of a dirty oven in less than one hour using only water and low heat.

According to the complaint Whirlpool’s marketing and advertising for its ovens containing AquaLift is false, deceptive, and misleading to reasonable consumers because AquaLift – a key product feature – does not perform as advertised or in accordance with Whirlpool’s express and implied warranties

Contrary to Whirlpool’s marketing claims, AquaLift does not “selfclean” or otherwise perform as advertised to consumers. To be sure, the Internet is teeming with consumer complaints that target the extent of Whirlpool’s defective AquaLift technology.

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