BSH 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.|
|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*
|SPE5ES* SPE53U SPE68U||SPV5ES* SPX5ES*
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.
- Bosch: www.bosch-home.com/us and click on Service, then Safety Notices
- Gaggenau: www.gaggenau.com/us and click on Support, then Safety Notices
- Jenn-Air: www.jennair.com and click on product recalls at the bottom of the page
- Thermador: www.thermador.com and click on Customer Care, then Safety Notices