More Than 1 Million GE Dishwashers Recalled Over Fire Hazard

August 9, 2012 12:00 AM
More Than 1 Million GE Dishwashers Recalled Over Fire Hazard
" WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a million GE dishwashers are being recalled due to fire hazard.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday the voluntary recall includes about 1.3 million GE, GE Adora, GE Eterna, GE Profile and Hotpoint dishwashers. The machines’ heating elements can fail and cause fires. GE has received seven reports of fires, three of which caused extensive property damage. No injuries have been reported.

The dishwashers were sold nationwide from March 2006 through August 2009 for $350 to $850. They came in black, white, bisque, stainless steel and CleanSteel colors and finishes "

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