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Washing machine, top loading
Home Maintenance and Structures
Laundry, Fabric Care & Sewing
Washing Machines, Other or Not Specified (140)
GE Appliances & Lighting    
GE (General Electric)
Model#GTWN4950L0WS
TT161632G
 
 
Best Buy
Massachusetts
12/7/2010
GE washing machine spins and rocks violently around room when spin cycle load is off balance, there is no automatic safety switch to stop machine. Machine moves violently around room hitting other objects and wall, and can only be stopped by a person opening the lid. This is hazardous to fingers and hands and toes and feet or even a child standing near the machine. The noise and violence of this condition not safe and should not be tolerated by design. I have called GE, the manufacture, and this model of washing machine does not have an automatic safety shutoff for this condition.
4/18/2011
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Injury→Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
Self
Male
65 years
Yes
N/A
N/A
GE Answer line said machine does not have automatic safety shutoff switch. No further help offered.
Yes
N/A

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