GE Appliances announced a recall of GE Profile™ Front Load Washers. GE has received 19 reports of washer baskets separating, including 10 reports of top panel breakage. No injuries have been reported.
The washer’s basket can separate during use and break the washer’s top panel, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
The front load washers were sold from July 2008 through August 2011. This recall involves GE Profile™ frontload washing machines with model numbers beginning with WPDH8800, WPDH8900 and WPDH8910. All serial numbers with these models are included in this recall. The washers were sold in gold, red and white colors. The model number is located on the washer’s right side near the bottom and behind the door near the door frame visible when the door is opened.
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Approximately 62,000 front end washers were sold at Best Buy, Lowe’s, Sears, The Home Depot and other department and retail stores nationwide, from July 2008 to August 2011 for between $1,199 and $1,599.
According to the recall notice, consumers should immediately stop using the recalled washers and contact GE for a free repair. For additional information, contact GE Appliances at (888) 641-9739 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.geappliances.com/products/recall
If you have been injured by a washing machine, a defective products attorney may be able to help you pursue the compensation you deserve. For more information, call 1-888-BURNETTI.