GE Recalls Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard

RELEASE DATE October 26 2010
MANUFACTURER GE Appliances & Lighting
BRANDS General Electric
UNITS About 174,000
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.
DESCRIPTION  This recall involves the GE Profile and GE Monogram dishwashers.They were sold in white, black, bisque, stainless steel and with custom panels.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES There have been 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.
SOLD AT Retail stores, appliance dealers and authorized builder distributors nationwide.
SOLD DATES July 2003 through December 2006
MANUFACTURED IN USA
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 Contact Phone: (877) 275-6840
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Recalled Models

Brand NameProduct NameModel NumberSerial Number
General ElectricDishwasher Any beginning with PDW9200J, PDW9280J Any beginning with MF, RF, SF, TF, VF, ZF, AG, DG, FG, GG, HG, LG, MG, RG, SG, TG, VG, ZG, AH, DH, FH, GH, HH, LH, MH, RH, SH, TH, VH, ZH
General ElectricDishwasher Any beginning with PDW9800J, PDW9880J Any beginning with MF, RF, SF, TF, VF, ZF, AG, DG, FG, GG, HG, LG, MG, RG, SG, TG, VG, ZG, AH, DH, FH, GH, HH, LH, MH, RH
General ElectricDishwasher PDW9700J Any beginning with MF, RF, SF, TF, VF, ZF, AG, DG, FG, GG, HG, LG, MG, RG, SG, TG, VG, ZG, AH, DH, FH, GH, HH, LH, MH, RH, SH, TH
General ElectricDishwasher Any beginning with ZBD6800K00, ZBD6800K01, ZBD6800K03, ZBD6800K10 Any beginning with AG, DG, FG, GG, HG, LG, MG, RG, SG, TG, VG, ZG, AH, DH, FH, GH, HH, LH, MH, RH, SH, TH, VH, ZH, AL, DL, FL, GL, HL, LL, ML, RL
General ElectricDishwasher Any beginning with ZBD6880K00, ZBD6880K01, ZBD6880K03, ZBD6880K10 Any beginning with AG, DG, FG, GG, HG, LG, MG, RG, SG, TG, VG, ZG, AH, DH, FH, GH, HH, LH, MH, RH, SH, TH, VH, ZH, AL, DL, FL, GL, HL, LL, ML, RL, SL, TL, VL, ZL
General ElectricDishwasher Any beginning with ZBD6890K00, ZBD6890K01, ZBD6890K03, ZBD6890K10 Any beginning with DG, FG, GG, HG, LG, MG, RG, SG, TG, VG, ZG, AH, DH, FH, GH, HH, H, MH, RH, SH, TH, VH, ZH, AL, DL, FL, GL, HL, LL, ML, RL, SL
General ElectricDishwasher Any beginning with ZBD0700K00, ZBD0700K01, ZBD0700K03, ZBD0700K10 Any beginning with VG, ZG, AH, DH, FH, GH, HH, LH, MH, RH, SH, TH, VH, ZH, AL, DL, FL, GL, HL, LL, ML, RL, SL
General ElectricDishwasher Any beginning with ZBD0710K00, ZBD0710K01, ZBD0710K03, ZBD0710K10 Any beginning with RG, SG, TG, VG, ZG, AH, DH, FH, GH, HH, LH, MH, RH, SH, TH, VH, ZH, AL, DL, FL, GL, HL, LL, ML, RL, SL, TL, VL
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