Recall: Bosch, Gaggenau, Kenmore Elite and Thermador Dishwashers
On 2015-10-01, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Bosch, Gaggenau, Kenmore Elite and Thermador Dishwashers due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2009 for about $850 to $2600.
About 100 units are involved in this BSH Home Appliances dishwasher recall. Instance(s) of property damage have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 2nd recall of products in the Dishwashers category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 9 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The power cord can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Instance(s) of property damage have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves power cords supplied with certain Bosch, Gaggenau, Kenmore Elite and Thermador brand dishwashers that were manufactured from January 2008 through December 2013. Model and serial numbers are located on the top side of the dishwashers' inner door panels. The following brands, models and serial numbers are being recalled:
|Brand||Model # beginning with||Serial # range|
|Bosch||SGE63E, SGV63E, SHE68E, SHE7ER, SHE8ER, SHE9ER, SHE9PT, SHV58E, SHV68E, SHV7ER, SHV9ER, SHV9PT, SHX58E, SHX5ER, SHX68E, SHX7ER, SHX8ER, SHX9ER, SHX9PT, SPE5ES, SPV5ES, SPX5ES||FD 8801 - FD 9312|
|Gaggenau||DF2417, DF2607, DF2617||FD 8904 - FD 9312|
|Thermador||DWHD64, DWHD65||FD 8908 - FD 9312|
|Model # beginning with||Serial # beginning with|
|Kenmore Elite||630.13003, 630.13023, 630.13993, 630.14003||010 or 013|
This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/55022r-eng.php
These items were sold new+ at Appliance and specialty retailers, department stores, authorized builder distributors, home improvement stores nationwide and online between January 2009 and May 2014 for between $850 and $2600.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the dishwasher and contact BSH Home Appliances for a free inspection and repair.
BSH Home Appliances Repair Hotline toll-free at 888-965-5813 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST Monday through Sunday or the brand Web site for more information.Bosch †www.bosch-home.com/us and click on Support, then Safety Notices
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
BSH Home Appliances has received 10 reports of the electrical cord overheating, including five reports of fire resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported.†
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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