Hiya bcd1...what model number? see below info.. is yours one of these?
The front loading washing machines have been known to leak water onto the electrical connections to the machine's thermal sensor, which could cause an electrical short and ignite a circuit board, causing a fire.
The recall covers 250,000 Maytag washers and 20,000 Samsung front loaders.
Maytag machines affected have model numbers beginning with MAH9700 or MAH8700. The Samsung washers have model numbers beginning WF306BHW and WF316, although not all serial numbers are subject to the recall.
learn more detailed information about the recall by visiting Whirlpool
...or Samsung's at www.samsung.com/washerrecall
Hope you find useful!