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Dishwasher with plastic tub
Kitchen
Appliances
Dishwashers (214)
GE Appliances & Lighting    
General Electric
GSD5330D03WW
TA837764B
 
 
Installed in the house
Unspecified
The consumer stated that the dishwasher is installed in the home she purchased about 3 years ago.

The consumer stated that she ran the cycle for the dishwasher. During the heating cycle, the consumer started smelling smoke. She noticed gray smoke coming out from the bottom of the dishwasher. The consumer stated that she saw flame starting to come out from the bottom of the door on the outside as well. The consumer opened the door and saw more flames on the inside.

The consumer extinguished the flames with an extinguisher. The the consumer stated that the parts under the door and the spinning part melted. The consumer stated that the part of the bottom of the door on the outside has turned black.

The consumer turned off the dishwasher and unloaded it. She has not tried to use it since then.

The consumer will contact the manf to see if it can be inspected, repaired or replaced.
3/23/2015
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
Unspecified
Female
Unspecified
Yes
No
No
No
Yes

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