The dishwasher power cord can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
This recall involves ASKO dishwashers with the serial numbers listed below. The recalled dishwashers come in stainless steel with customizable doors and handles, and each is about 24 inches wide, 22 inches deep and between 32 and 35 inches tall. ASKO is printed in the front and in the center on the top dish rack. The following model and serial numbers are printed on the inside the inside on the left side of the dishwasher door opening:
|Model Number||Serial Number Range|
|D5426XLS||49130164130001 through 49130171830050|
|D5526XLFI||49130464130001 through 49130480530127|
|D5526XXLFI||49130564130143 through 49130573530207|
|D5436XLS||49223164130001 through 49223173531000|
|D5536XLFI||49256564130001 through 49256572730426|
|D5536XXLFI||49256664230001 through 49256695030114|
|D5536XXLFISOF||49256764230001 through 49256772830024|
|D5636XLHS/TH||49256864130001 through 49256872430334|
|D5636XLHS/PH||49256964130001 through 49256971230025|
|D5636XXLHS/TH||49257064130001 through 49257073430220|
|D5636XXLHS/PH||49257164130106 through 49257184230232|
|D5636XXLSHI||49261264130001 through 49261273438338|
|D5556XXLFI||49263264230001 through 49263273930290|
|D5656XXLHS/TH||49263364630001 through 49263372830060|
|D5656XXLHS/PH||49263564230001 through 49263583730071|
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dishwashers, turn off power to the dishwasher at the circuit board and contact ASKO to schedule a free, in-home repair.
ASKO North America has received 53 reports of the power cord overheating. No property damage has been reported. No injuries have been reported.
ASKO Distribution North America LLC, of Madison, Wis.
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.