The recall includes approximately 408,000 Bosch, Gaggenau, Jenn-Air and Thermador dishwashers sold across the U.S. from Jan. 2013 to May 2015. About 61,000 dishwashers are also being recalled in Canada, CPSC said.

The appliances can be black, white, stainless steel or custom panel, and ranged in price from $850 to $2,600.

BSH Home Appliances has received at least 5 reports of dishwasher power cords overheating, causing fires and property damages.

“The model and serial numbers are printed inside the dishwasher either on the top of the dishwasher inner door panel or on the side of the dishwasher panel,” CPSC said in the recall notice. Click on the link to view a complete list of model and serial numbers affected by the recall.

In addition to the 408,000 dishwashers included in this recall, another 149,000 were recalled for a similar problem in October 2015

If you own a dishwasher that is being recalled, you should stop using it immediately and contact BSH Home Appliances for information about a free inspection and repair.

To date, no injuries have been associated with the recall, CPSC said.

DISHWASHER-RECALL

Source: NBC News

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