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Recall: 1.7 Million Maytag Dishwashers

Whirlpool Corp. voluntarily announced a whopping 1.7 million unit recall of its Maytag dishwashers. In cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the company said the dishwashers were a potential fire hazard, having received 12 reports of heating element failures that resulted in fires and dishwasher damage.

Maytag, Jenn-AIr, Amana, and Crosley brands — all owned by Whirlpool Corp. — were affected. The dishwashers were sold in the U.S. between February 2006 and April 2010 priced between $250 and $900.

Check if you have an affected model after the jump.

Recalled dishwashers have serial numbers starting with: NW39, NW40, NW41, NW42, NW43, NW44, NW45, NW46, NW47, NW48, NW49, NW50, NW51, NW52, NY01, NY02, NY03, NY04, NY05, NY06, NY07, NY08, NY09, NY10, NY11, NY12, NY13, NY14, NY15, NY16, NY17, NY18, NY19.

OR serial numbers ending with: JC, JE, JG, JJ, JL, JN, JP, JR, JT, JV, JX, LA, LC, LE, LG, LJ, LL, LN, LP, LR, LT, LV, LX, NA, NC, NE, NG, NJ, NL, NN, NP, NR.

Serial numbers are located

For more information, visit Maytag’s recall site or call (800) 544-5513. Also see the official CPSC press release.

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