Viking Range, LLC is extending a recall on Dishwashers from 2012 to include 18,600 models sold in the US and Canada.
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, Viking is voluntarily expanding a previously announced recall of Viking 24″ wide dishwashers to include certain Model 200, Model 325, and Model 450 dishwashers manufactured before April 1, 2011.
An electrical component in the dishwasher can overheat, posing a fire hazard. Viking has received 21 reports of actual fires.
If you own a Viking dishwasher, locate your model number and check it against the chart. The first six numbers in the serial number are the manufacture date in MMDDYY format.
This recall affects dishwashers in all finishes sold at appliance and specialty retail stores in the US and Canada from July 2008 through March 2012 for between $1,225 and $2,000.
If your dishwasher is part of the recall, contact Viking for your free in-home repair at 1-800-241-7239 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
The extendable roller rack can unexpectedly disengage when fully extended, posing a risk of burns to consumers.
The models affected were sold from March 2012 through June 2015 and have model numbers beginning with JJW2, JMW2, JJW3 and JMW3 and a serial number beginning with a D or F.
The ovens were sold in the US and Canada at various retail locations.
Model and serial numbers for single and double ovens are located under the control panel, and for combination ovens, the model and serial number are located near the center vent of the lower oven.
Consumers with affected ovens should stop using the extendable roller rack and contact Whirlpool Corporation for a free in-home inspection and repair.
Contact Whirlpool Corporation toll-free from 8:00AM – 8:00PM ET Monday through Friday and 8:00AM – 4:30PM ET on Saturday. at 1-877-929-2029. Or click this link to determine if your model is affected.