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GE Appliances Recalls Top-Loading Washers Due to Fire Hazard

September 16, 2016

GE Profile top-loading clothes washers are posing a fire hazard, due to an electrical component in the washers that can overheat. The recall involves three models of high-efficiency washers. They come in gold, gray and white and measure about four cubic feet. “GE Profile” is printed on the front of the washers. The model number is located on the rear cover of the washer’s backsplash, above the water valve connections. Recalled washers have the following model and serial number ranges:



Serial Number

GE Profile




All serial numbers included

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled washers and contact GE Appliances for a free repair.