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12 cup coffee maker
Kitchen
Appliances
Electric Coffee Makers or Teapots (217)
Walmart Stores Inc.    
169209
 
 
Walmart
Massachusetts
The coffee maker has been used within the last 8 months

When plugging the unit into the wall outlet and attempting to brew a cup off coffee the lights begin to flicker and the circuit breaker pops.

While doing some research on the internet he came across a recall (see Release #10-238) where there was a different hazard with a similar coffee maker

The firm was contacted on 11/1/2011 and was given a reference number to show that he called he was advised to contact the retailer and see if it could be returned.

Consumer was given reference number [REDACTED] to return this unit to Walmart. Walmart in Chicoppee, MA would not take it back.
3/15/2011
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
Unspecified
Unspecified
Unspecified
Yes
No
No
Consumer contacted mfr at 1-877-207-0923
Yes
N/A
Comment from Walmart Stores Inc. 5/21/2012
Please contact the Walmart Customer Service Hotline at 1.800.925.6278

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