Tip & How-To about Dishwashers
Maytag issued a voluntary recall for nearly two millions dishwashers after getting a number of reports of dishwasher heating element failures that resulted in fires and dishwasher damage.
Check your dishwasher model number, then give Maytag a call to find out if your appliance is listed in the recall notice.
The recall is affecting all models with number starting with:
NW39, NW40, NW41, NW42, NW43, NW44, NW45,
NW46, NW47, NW48, NW49, NW50, NW51, NW52,
NY01, NY02, NY03, NY04, NY05, NY06, NY07,
NY08, NY09, NY10, NY11, NY12, NY13, NY14,
NY15, NY16, NY17, NY18, NY19
And models with number ending in:
JC, JE, JG, JJ, JL, JN, JP, JR, JT, JV, JX, LA, LC, LE, LG, LJ, LL, LN, LP, LR, LT, LV, LX, NA, NC, NE, NG, NJ, NL, NN, NP, NR
You can also click here to check if your appliance is affected.
Click here for a video showing how to locate your serial number
If your model is affected contact Maytag or visit their website at www.repair.maytag.com.
To report an incident go to https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx.
Posted by Ginko on
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I have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife also complained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vain to clean the things...
Bought new spray arms online and installed them in minutes...now the thing works like new...
However I have also found that if the heating element goes bad then that also can mess things up bad...
So I would buy new spray arms, and also check out the heating element to make sure it is working...
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