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Dishwasher recall expanded due to fire hazard

Recall dishwasher Bosch expansion 375x188 Dishwasher recall expanded due to fire hazardBSH Home Appliances has expanded a previous recall of dishwashers including Bosch, Gaggenau, Jenn-Air and Thermador brands for a potential fire hazard. The power cord can overheat and catch fire. The original recall was issued in October 2015, and included 149,000 dishwashers sold between 2008-2013.

The new recall encompasses a total of 408,000 dishwashers, which includes those previously recalled and 61,000 dishwashers sold in Canada. The original dishwasher recall includes Kenmore Elite brand dishwashers. The current recall encompasses the following brands and models:

Brand Model number beginning with Serial number range
*indicates models that were included in the previous recall on October 1, 2015. The date range was expanded for these models.
Bosch

 

SHE33T    SHE53T    SHE65T   SHE68T    SHE7PT    SHE8PT

 

SHP53T    SHP65T    SHP7PT SHV53T    SHV68T   SHV7PT   SHV8PT SHX53T    SHX65T   SHX68T    SHX7PT    SHX8PT  

FD 9209 – 9403

SGE53U   SGE63E*     SGE68U  SGV63E*   SGX68U SHE9PT*    SHV9PT*   SHX5ER*    SHX7ER*

SHX9PT*

SPE5ES*   SPE53U   SPE68U SPV5ES*     SPX5ES*

SPX68U

 

 

FD 9401 – 9501

 

 

 

Gaggenau DF2417* DF2607* DF2617* FD 9401 – 9501

 

Jenn-Air JDB9600CWS JDB9600CWP JDB9600CWX FD 9404 –  9501
Thermador DWHD44 FD 9209 –  9403
DWHD64* DWHD65* FD 9401 –  9501

The Kenmore Elite brand included in the initial recall involves the following model information:

Kenmore Elite Model Numbers beginning with: 630.13003,  630.13023, 630.13993, 630.14003 Serial Numbers beginning with 010 or 013

Since the original dishwasher recall, BHS has received an additional five reports of the appliances’ power cords overheating and causing fires and property damage. No injuries have been reported in association with the dishwasher recall.

The recalled dishwashers were sold at appliance and specialty stores, department stores and to authorized builder distributors and home improvement stores nationwide, as well as online. The dishwashers were sold from January 2013 through May 2015 for between $850 and $2,600.

Consumers are advised to immediately stop using the recalled dishwashers and contact BSH for a free inspection and repair. Contact BSH Home Appliances toll-free at 888-965-5813 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET any day or online at the brand websites listed below for more information.

Sources:
CPSC
Consumerist