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Cove Appliance Recalls Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard

  • Recalled Cove Appliance 24-inch built-in dishwasher
Name of Product:
Cove Appliance 24-inch built-in dishwashers
nguy hiểm:

The heating element in the dishwasher can fail to properly shut off and can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
June 16, 2021
Units:

About 42,000

Consumer Contact

Cove Appliance toll-free at 888-651-9376 from 8:30 a.m.to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, e-mail at support@coveappliance.com or online at coveappliance.com/recall or at www.coveappliance.com and click “learn more” in the safety recall section for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Cove Appliance 24-inch built-in residential dishwashers model numbers DW2450 and DW2450WS.  The recalled dishwashers have serial numbers 20000100 through 20044445. The model number, serial number and date code are printed on the product rating plate located inside the dishwasher. “Cove” is printed on the outside of the door and on the far right side of the control panel, located on the top of the unit’s door.  

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dishwashers, unplug them from their power source, and contact Cove Appliance to schedule a free repair. Cove Appliance will install a second thermal protection device and replace the dishwasher’s heating element.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received five reports of burning smells, flames and smoking inside the dishwashers. No injuries have been reported. 

Sold At

Home appliance stores nationwide from February 2018 through May 2021 for between $2,400 and $2,500.

Manufacturer(s):

Cove Appliance Inc., of Madison, Wis.

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
21-151
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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.

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product 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 deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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