October 20, 2014

Recall: GE Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard

Name of Product: GE Profile™ and GE Monogram® Dishwashers

Units: About 174,000

Manufacturer: GE Appliances & Lighting, of Louisville, Ky.

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.


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Sold at: Retail stores nationwide, appliance dealers and authorized builder distributors from July 2003 through December 2006 for between $750 and $1,400.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dishwashers, disconnect the electric supply by shutting off the fuse or circuit breaker controlling it and inform all users of the dishwasher about the risk of fire. Contact GE for a free in-home repair or to receive a GE rebate of $200 for the purchase of a new GE Profile dishwasher and a GE rebate of $400 for purchase of a new GE Monogram dishwasher.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact GE toll-free at (877) 275-6840 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the company’s website at www.geappliances.com/recall

Comments

  1. Regina C. Siedentopf says:

    My serial number is: SG8439938
    Model: PDW9280J03SS

    I have tried to call only a message is given; no one to talk to.

    What do I do?

  2. my dishwasher
    ZBD6880K03SS
    GH793540B

    address & tel. #
    Grande North Tower Unit 2806
    1205 Pacific HWY
    San Diego, CA 92101
    H: 619 955-5302
    C: 619 241-5158
    Please respond; what do I do? Thank you.

  3. grace whitney says:

    I received a Recall notice on my dishwasher due to fire hazard

    PDW9280J0SS
    AG837220B

  4. Jessica Vargas says:

    Have a recalled dishwasher –
    ZBD6880K03SS
    DH763863B

    Would like to purchase replacement right away, please respond.

  5. Jeff Tellvik says:

    Is my GE dishwasher or any parts of my GE dishwasher recalled? Model number GSD4060R15SS.