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Dishwasher
Kitchen
Appliances
Dishwashers (214)
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION    
KitchenAid
KUDI01ILBT0
FM3501411
n/a
 
 
Hunter appliances
Massachusetts
5/1/2007 This date is an estimate
The consumer stated that she placed the dishwasher in wash cycle, approximately 3-4 mins she heard a weird noise and then she saw smoke emitting from the door. She immediately open it and flames were emitting from the door. She used water from her sink to contain the flames.
The caller stated that she powered off the dishwasher and contacted the retail store and had a service technician came out to examine it. She was informed that the repairs would cost more than a new dishwasher.
The manufacturer was not contacted as yet.
The consumer purchase another dishwasher and the old dishwasher was removed by the company.
The consumer feels that if she had not been home at the time of the incident there would have been a house fire. She feels that this dishwasher is a fire hazard and should be reported.
5/1/2012
Unspecified 
Incident, No Injury
Unspecified
Female
Unspecified
No
No
No
No
Yes

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