Consumer Product Safety Awareness

GE Recalls Front Load Washers Due to Fire and Shock Hazards

 

Released: June 10, 2010

Description: This recall involves GE front-load washing machines without auxiliary water heating. Model and serial numbers are listed on the CPSC website. Recalled washing machines were manufactured between December 2006 and February 2010. The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom right side and on the bottom door frame of the washers.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled washers, unplug it from the electrical outlet and contact GE for a free repair. Consumers should not operate the washer until it has been repaired.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact GE toll-free at (888) 345-4124 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.geappliances.com

To see the details of this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10259.html

To further assist, JE Kelleher has taken steps to inform future orders/homeowners of the recall where the make and model numbers are identified prior to service. If you would like us to provide a list of previous orders for your company where the washer machines have met this criteria, please let us know.

 

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