General Electric Recalls Gas Dryers Due to Shock Hazard

RELEASE DATE February 11 2008
MANUFACTURER GE Consumer & Industrial
BRANDS General Electric
UNITS About 2,100
HAZARD Short circuit in the dryer's wiring poses a shock hazard to consumers with ungrounded dryers.
DESCRIPTION The recalled gas dryers are 42 inches tall (back with backsplash) and 27 inches wide, and were sold in white
INCIDENTS/INJURIES No reports of injuries or incidents were reported.
SOLD AT Retail stores, and authorized builder distributors nationwide.
SOLD DATES September 2006 through October 2007
MANUFACTURED IN Canada
REMEDY Consumers should stop using the recalled dryers immediately, unplug the dryer, and contact GE for further instructions and to schedule a free, in-home inspection and repair.
CONSUMER CONTACT Contact Phone: (866) 324-3732
Contact Site: http://geappliances.com
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Recalled Models

Brand NameProduct NameModel NumberSerial Number
General ElectricGE Gas Clothes Dryers DWXR463GGWW Serial numbers starting with AM, TL, SL, VL, and ZL
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