Product Recall Information
GE Front Loading Washing Machines Recall (2006–2010 models)
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and the General Electric Company (GE) have announced a recall of 181,055 GE front load washing machines, manufactured from December 2006 until February 1, 2010. These units are white, have a round door and can be identified by the control panel unique to these particular models. Submit the information below or call the GE Recall Hotline to determine if your washer is included in the recall.
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This voluntary recall is due to the potential for shock and fire, caused by the possible contact of a broken wire with a metal component of the washtub during operation of the machine. GE will provide a free repair to all consumers with units affected by the recall. Consumers should unplug the washer from its electrical outlet and not operate their washer until the unit is repaired.
GE is aware of seven instances in which flames have escaped units and caused minor smoke damage. GE is not aware of any secondary ignition, shock or personal injury.
The model and serial numbers are important, as not all front load washing machines are included in the recall. Look at the outer right side of your GE front load washer above the rating plate or on the inside door to find the model and serial number.
This recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, which will also monitor the effectiveness of the recall program.
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Before calling, have the model and serial numbers on hand.
Brand Model Number begins with: AND Serial Number begins with: GE WBVH5 AM, AR, AS, AT, DM, DR, DS, FM, FR, FS, GM, GR, GS, HM, HR, HS, LM, LR, LS, MM, MR, MS, RM, RR, RS, SM, SR, SS, TM. TR, TS, VM, VR, VS, ZL, ZM, ZR, ZS