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Maytag recalls dishwasher/fires feared from heating element

Maytag is recalling dishwashers for fire hazards including Maytag, Amana, Jenn-Air, Admiral, Magic Chef, Performa by Maytag and Crosley brand dishwashers with plastic tubs and certain serial numbers.


Check these serial numbers to see if you have the dishwasher in question.
Call 1-800-544-5513 if you think you have one.

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Removing the Idler Pulley Assembly


Whirlpool manufactured brands including Admiral, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper, Maytag, Crosley, Jenn-Air, Hardwick, Magic Chef, Amana, Glenwood, and Caloric. All of these front loader conventional electric dryers are very similar. The idler pulley attaches by a snap in spring assembly.
26031432-cqk4auvkq54bteptus3ub0nf-1-0.jpg The spring assembly is purchased as one part with the idler wheel attached. If the make of your dryer is different than the above please provide additional information.

Dec 31, 2015 | Haier HLP140E Electric Portable Dryer

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for a ge dishwasher mod#ghda485nools:on startup mode lights blink and pump turns for 10 seconds then shuts off


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Jul 04, 2008 | GE Dishwashers

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MDB7130AWB thermal fuse


This might help. This is the thermal fuse you need if you need a replacement. Cost is somewhere around $25.00
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Thermal Fuse

PartSelect Number PS342838

This part is used as a safety device to protect the dishwasher circuit from overload. If the temperature gets to high it will shut off the electrical current to the heating unit in the appliance.

This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, Admiral, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper, Maytag, Kenmore, Admiral, Crosley, Jenn-Air, Hardwick, Magic Chef, Amana, Caloric & Glenwood.
This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Not drying dishes
  • Will not start


See part 26 in the diagram
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Apr 08, 2013 | Maytag 24 in. MDB5600A Jetclean II...

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door won't open


http://www.applianceblog.com/mainforums/maytag-magic-chef-admiral-jenn-air/27966-maytag-mah5500b-fl-code-door-locked.html


http://www.applianceblog.com/mainforums/maytag-magic-chef-admiral-jenn-air/13490-maytag-neptune-mah5500-wont-open.html

Dec 31, 2012 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

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Frig recall which model? Maytag refrigerator MTB2156GE* heard report of recall due to possible fire hazard


Name of product: Maytag®, Jenn-Air®, Amana®, Admiral®, Magic Chef®, Performa by Maytag® and Crosley® brand refrigerators
Units: About 1.6 million
Manufacturer: Maytag Corp., of Newton, Iowa
Hazard: An electrical failure in the relay, the component that turns on the refrigerator’s compressor, can cause overheating and pose a serious fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Maytag has received 41 reports of refrigerator relay ignition, including 16 reports of property damage ranging from smoke damage to extensive kitchen damage.
Description: The recall includes certain Maytag®, Jenn-Air®, Amana®, Admiral®, Magic Chef®, Performa by Maytag® and Crosley® brand side by side and top freezer refrigerators. The affected refrigerators were manufactured in black, bisque, white and stainless steel. They have model and serial numbers printed on a label located on the top middle or left upper side of the refrigerator liner and have the following model and serial number combinations:
Serial Numbers ENDING with AND Model Numbers BEGINNING with Side by Side
Refrigerators AA, AC, AE, AG, AJ, AL, AN, AP, AR,
AT, AV, AX, CA, CC, CE, CG, CJ, CL,
ZB, ZD, ZF, ZH, ZK, ZM, ZQ, ZS, ZU,
ZW, ZY, ZZ ARS, CS, JC, JS, MS, MZ, PS Top Freezer
Refrigerators AA, AC, AE, AG, AJ, AL, AN, AP, AR,
AT, AV, AX, ZK, ZM, ZQ, ZS, ZU, ZW,
ZY, ZZ AT, CT, MT, PT Refrigerators with freezers on the bottom are not included in this recall.
Sold at: Department and appliance stores and by homebuilders nationwide from January 2001 through January 2004 for between about $350 and $1600.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately contact Maytag to determine if their refrigerator is included in the recall and to schedule a free in-home repair. Consumers should not return the refrigerator to the retailer where it was purchased.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Maytag toll-free at (866) 533-9817 anytime,

Mar 10, 2009 | Maytag MTB2156GES Top Freezer Refrigerator

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