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Dishwasher
Kitchen
Appliances
Dishwashers (214)
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION    
KitchenAid
KUDI01ILWH1
FP0809483
 
 
RC Willey
Unspecified
3/26/2003
I had loaded a batch of dishes into my dishwasher and started it. I went outside and was working in my yard around 4:00 pm. My husband had picked up my daughter from school and brought her home. At approximately 5:00 pm my husband and daughter arrived home. I was still working in the yard. My daughter went into the house and came running out asking me what was burning in the kitchen. I told her that I was not cooking anything and I ran in the house. The kitchen was filled with smoke and there was a terrible chemical smell in the air. We checked all outlets, ovens, cooking appliances, etc. My husband came in and was looking around as well. We started opening up all the windows and covering our noses. My husband went to the dishwasher and noticed that there was some brown markings on the top of the dishwasher and as we looked further, there was a bubbling of the plastic underneath the controls to the dishwasher. The chemical smell and smoke was terrible. I believe that if we had not caught this when we did, we would have been dealing with a fire.
10/24/2011
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
Self
Unspecified
Unspecified
Yes
N/A
N/A
The product is still in my house. I plan to contact the manufacturer after you.
No
Yes

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