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BOSCH GAS Clothes dryer
Model: WTVC4500UC/10
FE9007 300096
Home Maintenance and Structures
Laundry, Fabric Care & Sewing
Gas Clothes Dryers Without Washers (107)
BSH HOME APPLIANCES CORPORATION    
Bosch
WTVC450000UC/10
850070089173000963
 
 
Hancock Appliances
Unspecified
11/29/2011 This date is an estimate
I have a 6 yr old BOSCH gas clothes dryer with the following characteristics:
Model: WTVC4500UC/10; FD9007 300096
When I came back home, the whole house smelled gas very bad to the point, I could not breathe.
I called the Gas Company of my area (National Grid, Quincy MA 02171) and they identified the leak to be coming from inside the BOSCH dryer while the dryer was completely off and not in use. The technician explained to me that likely the Bosch gas release valve was defective and was allowing gas to get in, while the dryer was off.

This was an extremely dangerous situation as the whole house could have blown up as the levels of gas very high or my family could have suffocated.
11/12/2017
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Injury→Injury, First Aid Received by Non-Medical Professional
Self
Male
49 years
Yes
N/A
N/A
I notified Bosch regarding this incident
Yes
N/A

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