The concern is an electrical failure in the dishwasher, which can pose a serious fire hazard. Maytag has already received 12 reports of these failures; they resulted in fires and dishwasher damage, including one report of extensive kitchen damage from a fire.
No injuries have been reported.
The recall includes Maytag, Amana, Jenn-Air, Admiral, Magic Chef, Performa by Maytag and Crosley brand dishwashers.
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The affected dishwashers were manufactured with black, bisque, white, silver and stainless steel front panels.
-- Reported by Andrea Tse in New York
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