Recall: Maytag Front-Loading Washing Machines
On 2005-09-27, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Maytag Front-Loading Washing Machines due to a potential explosion/projectiles hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2005 for about $1300.00.
About 5,000 units are involved in this Samsung washer recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Washing Machines category in 2005.
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What is the problem?
If the front-load washer is operated at maximum load capacity, the spinner could malfunction and break apart, posing a safety risk to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recall involves white Maytag front-load washers with model number MAH9700 and a serial number from 10188468GA through 11683946GJ. The model and serial numbers are located inside the door opening and below the rubber boot.
These items were sold new+ at Major department and appliance stores nationwide from April 2005 through May 2005 for about $1,300.
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 can contact Maytag at (800)462-9267 anytime, or visit the company's Web site at www.maytag.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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