- April 29, 2014
- GE Appliances & Lighting
- The Danger:
- A component in the dehumidifier's compressor can short circuit, posing a fire hazard. There has been one report of a fire contained within the dehumidifier unit. No other property damage or injuries have been reported.
- This recall involves about 15,500 30-pint portable GE brand dehumidifiers. The dehumidifiers are white plastic and measure about 19 inches tall, 13 inches wide and 9 inches deep with a front-loading water bucket. "GE" and digital controls are located on top of the dehumidifier. Model, serial and manufacture dates are located on a label on the back of the dehumidifier. The model, serial and manufacture dates included in the recall are:
Model Number: ADKW30LN
Serial Number Begins with: AT1, DT1, FT1 or GT1
Manufacture Date: 2010/01 through 2010/04 (for January 2010 through April 2010)
- Sold At:
- Walmart stores nationwide from March 2010 to December 2010 for about $170.
- What To Do:
- Stop using the recalled dehumidifiers, unplug them and contact Midea for instructions on returning their recalled dehumidifier for a free repair. For more information, call Midea at (855) 861-2799 or go online to midea.com/us and click on Product Recall Info at the bottom of the page under the Support heading.
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