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GE Appliances & Lighting    
General Electric
GHDA654L00BG
LL716580B
 
 
HOME DEPOT
HOUSTON, TX 77055
10/7/2006 This date is an estimate
General Electric Company Dishwasher
Model: GHDA654L00BG
Serial: LL716580B
GE Repairman came out in mid January to repair a dark circuit board on our machine. Within 30 days, the circuit board caught fire and flamed up. Had I not been home or turned the machine on delay for a few hours and gone to bed, the house would've surely burned more severely. Luckily, I smelled the burning 'plastic' smell, saw the flames and smoke, and turned the machine off. The fire department came and tripped the breakers and secured the electrical connections to make them safe.

GE sent another repairman and he told us the unit was a goner. And we might want to contact an attorney. Since then, GE has replaced the unit and tried like heck to get the old unit back. I still have it and have uncovered a recall on several GE units that had the same problem. Mine was not in the recall - though it should've been in my opinion.
2/10/2011
Unspecified 
Incident, No Injury
Self
Male
Unspecified
Yes
No
Yes
GE repairman 'repaired' circuit board one month before the fire. We have contacted the manufacturer.
Yes
N/A

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