SOME BOSCH, KENMORE ELITE AND THERMADOR DISHWASHERS RECALLED DUE TO FIRE HAZARD


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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Bosch, Gaggenau, Kenmore Elite and Thermador Dishwashers

Hazard:

The power cord can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Consumer Contact:

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.

Units

About 149,000 (in addition, about 45,000 were sold in Canada)

Description

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:

BrandModel # beginning withSerial # range
BoschSGE63E, SGV63E, SHE68E, SHE7ER, SHE8ER, SHE9ER, SHE9PT, SHV58E, SHV68E, SHV7ER, SHV9ER, SHV9PT, SHX58E, SHX5ER, SHX68E, SHX7ER, SHX8ER, SHX9ER, SHX9PT, SPE5ES, SPV5ES, SPX5ESFD 8801 - FD 9312
GaggenauDF2417, DF2607, DF2617FD 8904 – FD 9312
ThermadorDWHD64, DWHD65FD 8908 - FD 9312
Model # beginning withSerial # beginning with
Kenmore Elite630.13003, 630.13023, 630.13993, 630.14003010 or 013

Incidents/Injuries

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.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the dishwasher and contact BSH Home Appliances for a free inspection and repair.

Sold 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.

Importer(s)

BSH Home Appliances Corp., of Irvine, Calif.

Manufactured in

Germany


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