Whirlpool Safety Defects, KitchenAid, Sears Kenmore, Maytag, Appliance, Fire, Flood, Shock Hazard, Injury, WhirlpoolSafetyDefects.com  
 
WHAT: The purpose of this website is to collect safety research data directly from consumers and then evaluate and devise possible relief solutions.

WHO: This website is maintained by Steve Chambers.

WHEN: We have been researching consumer safety issues since 2009 (kitchenaidfire.com).

WHY: As a result of one of our previous investigations, a class action lawsuit against Whirlpool has been filed on behalf of millions of consumers whose dishwashers may be at risk of catching fire due to defective connections at the control board. To report a dishwasher fire, or for information about the class action, visit kitchenaidfire.com. This website is devoted to additional potential defects in Whirlpool appliances.



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Problems
 
Whirlpool/KitchenAid oven glass doors break at high temperatures

> Potential Burn injury, cut injury

 
Researching cause: high temperature side of glass in door installed backwards at factory resulting in possible exploding into pieces during self-cleaning mode. Please submit your incident report using the online form to the right.
 
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Whirlpool/KitchenAid/Kenmore faulty dishwasher drain hoses results in flooding

> Potential shock/electrocution hazard

 
Researching cause: Drain hose design insufficient. Too thin walled plastic. Plastic too brittle. Drain hose poorly secured on side of unit resulting in unwanted movement during use that creates drain hose fatigue leading to possible drain hose failure/flooding. Please submit your incident report using the online form to the right.
 
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Whirlpool/KitchenAid microwave oven door spring defect

> Potential hammer type injury

 
Researching cause: Torsion type spring design faulty leading to predictable breakage that results in heavy door potential for possible head injury in children. Please submit your incident report using the online form to the right.
 
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Whirlpool/KitchenAid refrigerator door wiring harness wire chafing

> Potential fire hazard

 
Researching cause: Door wiring harness chafing due to possible faulty design. Please submit your incident report using the online form to the right.
 
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Other issues

Have you experienced other possible safety issues other than the ones stated above?

 
Have you had a fire, flood or injury with a toaster oven, coffee maker, clothes washer, clothes dryer, refrigerator, freezer, dehumidifier, range hood, food processor, mixer, grill, slow cooker, cooktop, trash compactor, stove, disposer, microwave, oven, air conditioner, water heater, made by Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Kenmore, Maytag, Jenn-air, Amana brand or another brand?

Please submit your safety incident report using the online form to the right.

 
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Solutions
 
Submit Your Appliance Safety Incident Report
To date there have been over 100,000 visitors to our dishwasher fire website kitchenaidfire.com, so please share your safety incident data here, it will make a difference, you may save someone's life. (if you have multiple issues, fill out and send the form for each issue).
> Submit your dishwasher fire report here
 
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* Brand:

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* Type of appliance:

Other appliance:
 
* What happened:

Other issue:
 
Explain incident in detail:

 
* Model number:
 
* Serial number:
* Full Name:
Address:
Town/City:
State/Province:
Postcode:
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* Phone:
* Email:
Store purchased from:
Purchase date:
Date of the incident?
How much did you pay for it?

 

 
Note: If we publish your safety incident report, we will not publish your full name or contact info, keeping your identity secure.
 
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In the United States: report your appliance incident directly to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission toll-free Hotline at 1-800-638-2772

In Canada: report your appliance incident directly to the Health Canada toll-free Hotline at 1-866-662-0666

 
> Dishwasher fire archives, news videos here