BSH Home Appliances Recalls Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard

The power cord on some Bosch, Gaggenau, Kenmore and Thermador dishwashers can overheat.

Recall date: October 01, 2015
Recall number: 16-003
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  • Bosch dishwasher model and serial number location

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    Bosch dishwasher model and serial number location

  • Gaggenau dishwasher model and serial number location

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    Gaggenau dishwasher model and serial number location

  • Thermador dishwasher model and serial number location

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    Thermador dishwasher model and serial number location

  • Kenmore Elite dishwasher model and serial number location

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    Kenmore Elite dishwasher model and serial number location

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Bosch, Gaggenau, Kenmore Elite and Thermador Dishwashers

Hazard:

The power cord can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Consumer Contact:

BSH Home Appliances Repair Hotline toll-free at 888-965-5813 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST Monday through Sunday or the brand Web site for more information.

Bosch  www.bosch-home.com/us and click on Support, then Safety Notices

Gaggenau  www.gaggenau.com/us and click on Support, then Safety Notices

Kenmore www.sears.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page

Thermador www.thermador.com and click on Support, then Safety Notices

Media Contact: BSH Home Appliances Corporation at 310-552-4114

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

Canadian Logo
Units

About 149,000 (in addition, about 45,000 were sold in Canada)

Description

This recall involves power cords supplied with certain Bosch, Gaggenau, Kenmore Elite and Thermador brand dishwashers that were manufactured from January 2008 through December 2013. Model and serial numbers are located on the top side of the dishwashers’ inner door panels. The following brands, models and serial numbers are being recalled:

 

Brand

Model # beginning with

Serial # range

Bosch

SGE63E, SGV63E, SHE68E, SHE7ER, SHE8ER,  SHE9ER, SHE9PT,  SHV58E, SHV68E, SHV7ER, SHV9ER, SHV9PT, SHX58E,  SHX5ER, SHX68E, SHX7ER, SHX8ER, SHX9ER, SHX9PT,  SPE5ES,  SPV5ES, SPX5ES

FD 8801 - FD 9312

Gaggenau

 

DF2417,  DF2607, DF2617

FD 8904 – FD 9312

Thermador

 

DWHD64,  DWHD65

FD 8908  -  FD 9312

 

 

 

 

Model # beginning with

Serial # beginning with

Kenmore Elite

630.13003,  630.13023, 630.13993, 630.14003

010 or 013

Incidents/Injuries

BSH Home Appliances has received 10 reports of the electrical cord overheating, including five reports of fire resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported. 

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the dishwasher and contact BSH Home Appliances for a free inspection and repair.

Sold at

Appliance and specialty retailers, department stores, authorized builder distributors, home improvement stores nationwide and online between January 2009 and May 2014 for between $850 and $2600.

Importer(s)

BSH Home Appliances Corp., of Irvine, Calif.

Manufactured in

Germany

  • Bosch dishwasher model and serial number location

  • Gaggenau dishwasher model and serial number location

  • Thermador dishwasher model and serial number location

  • Kenmore Elite dishwasher model and serial number location