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Consumer Alert: Maytag dishwasher recall

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KWWL)-- Maytag is recalling about 1.7 million dishwashers because of a fire hazard.

There have been 12 reports of electrical failures in the appliances leading to fires and damage. No injuries have been reported. The dishwashers were manufactured in Newton and at the Maytag Corporation of Benton Harbor, Michigan.

The recall includes Maytag, Amana, Jenn-Air, Admiral, Magic Chef, Performa by Maytag and Crosley Brand dishwashers sold from February 2006 through April.

Consumers should stop using the products immediately.


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