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02-20-2011, 03:16 PM #1
(Yet another) GE Dishwasher recall
October 26, 2010
CPSC Release #11-022
GE Recalls Profile and Monogram Dishwashers - another 174,000.
See release at (clickable direct link) here: GE Recalls Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard
Hazard: Water condensation can drip onto the electronic control board, causing a short circuit and resulting in an overheated connector. This poses a fire hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: GE has received five reports of fires, four of which caused minor damage to the kitchen countertops where the dishwashers were installed and one caused minor damage to adjacent cabinets and smoke damage to the home. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves the GE Profile dishwashers manufactured between July 2003 and December 2005 and GE Monogram dishwashers manufactured between January 2004 and December 2006. They were sold in white, black, bisque, stainless steel and with custom panels. The recalled model and serial numbers listed below are located on the inside on the front left side of the dishwasher tubs
See release for model and date code (serial number prefix) charts.