GE Recalls Front Load Washers Due to Injury Hazard

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Fecha del retiro: octubre 03, 2012
Número del retiro: 13-003
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Resumen del retiro

Nombre del producto:

GE Profile™ Front Load Washers

Riesgo:

The washer’s basket can separate during use and break the washer’s top panel, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

Contacto para los consumidores:

For additional information, contact GE Appliances at (888) 641-9739 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.geappliances.com/products/recall

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Detalles del retiro

Unidades

About 62,000

Descripción

This recall involves GE Profile™ frontload washing machines with model numbers beginning with WPDH8800, WPDH8900 and WPDH8910. All serial numbers with these models are included in this recall. The washers were sold in gold, red and white colors. The model number is located on the washer’s right side near the bottom and behind the door near the door frame visible when the door is opened.

 

BrandModel Number Begins With:And Serial Number Begins With:
GE Profile™ WPDH8800
WPDH8900
WPDH8910
All serial numbers with these models are included.

 

 

Incidentes/Lesiones

GE has received 19 reports of washer baskets separating, including 10 reports of top panel breakage. No injuries have been reported.

Remedio

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled washers and contact GE for a free repair.

Vendido en

Best Buy, Lowe’s, Sears, The Home Depot and other department and retail stores nationwide, from July 2008 to August 2011 for between $1,199 and $1,599.

Importado por

GE Appliances, of Louisville, Ky.

Fabricación en

China

  • Picture of recalled gold washer

  • Picture of recalled red washer

  • Picture of recalled white washer showing location of model and serial number