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Dishwasher
Kitchen
Appliances
Dishwashers (214)
GE Appliances, a Haier company    
General Electric
GSD5560G03SS
AH864064B
1/1/2005  
 
Home Builder
Oregon
9/15/2005
Product is a household dishwasher used once daily. After a smoky odor was noticed, I was initially unable to determine it's cause, and the appliance appeared to be working. The following day, the appliance failed (would not power-up). I disassembled the unit and found that a small fire on the PC board had occurred, causing permanent irreparable damage. This also caused some of the case plastic to melt. I was not aware of the fire when it occurred, and it was self-extinguishing. The electrical failure did not cause the 15 amp circuit breaker to trip. Further examination of the PC board found that no fuses exist despite the presence of AC line voltage. I have kept the PC board in case further investigation is requested. There were no injuries. Damage was limited to the dishwasher itself. Product is a General Electric dishwasher, Model GSD5560G03SS, Serial #AH864064B.
4/7/2017
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
Self
Male
55 years
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
File NameDescription
image3.JPG Melted case, below PC backside burn-through
image2.JPG PC board rear, showing burn-through
image1.JPG PC Board front, showing burn near relay & connector

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