Maytag Corp. is recalling about 1.7 million dishwashers because of a fire hazard. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the company has received 12 reports of electrical failures in the dishwasher-heating element that led to fires and damages. No injuries have been reported. CPSC advise consumer to immediately stop using the recalled dishwashers and disconnect the electric supply by shutting off the fuse or circuit breaker controlling it. Consumers can schedule a free in-home repair or receive a rebate of $150 or $250 toward the purchase of select new Maytag dishwasher.
The recall Dishwashers have the SERIAL NUMBERS starting with: NW39, NW40, NW41, NW42, NW43, NW44, NW45, NW46, NW47, NW48, NW49, NW50, NW51, NW52, NY01, NY02, NY03, NY04, NY05, NY06, NY07, NY08, NY09, NY10, NY11, NY12, NY13, NY14, NY15, NY16, NY17, NY18, NY19
For additional information, contact Maytag at (800) 544-5513 anytime, or visit the firm’s website at www.repair.maytag.com