Recent recalls of consumer products
GE recalls dishwashers over fire hazard
Recalled: Oct. 27, 2010
GE is recalling 74,000 Profile and Monogram dishwashers because water condensation can drip onto the electronic control board, causing a fire hazard.
The company said in received GE has received five reports of fires, four of which caused minor damage to nearby kitchen counter-tops and one which caused minor damage to adjacent cabinets and smoke damage to the home. The company said no injuries were reported.
Costumers should disconnect the electric supply by shutting off the fuse or circuit breaker controlling it and contact GE for a free in-home repair or to receive a GE rebate of $200 for a Profile dishwasher or a GE rebate of $400 for a new GE Monogram dishwasher.
For more information, call GE at 1-877-275-6840