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Kenmore Elite Top Loader clothes washing machine
Home Maintenance and Structures
Laundry, Fabric Care & Sewing
Washing Machines, Other or Not Specified (140)
Sears Holdings Management Corporation    
Kenmore Elite
29272000
005KWCF04139
 
 
Sears
Unspecified
1/1/2012 This date is an estimate
While doing a load of bed sheets, there was suddenly the loud sound of an explosion in the house. It shook the foundation of the house and was as loud as if lightning had hit the house or yard. I found the washer machine with the entire top section blown off, lying on the floor and the machine itself was turned nearly 180 degrees. The force was so violent that it knocked the hanging light above off of one of its chains, the washer unplugged itself from the wall and the top smashed my dehumidifier to the ground.
5/12/2019
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
Self
Unspecified
Unspecified
Yes
No
No
Yes
N/A
Comment from Sears Holdings Management Corporation 6/6/2019
This product has been recalled. Please discontinue its use and refer to the recall notification for assistance.
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2013/LG-Recalls-Top-Loading-Washing-Machines-Due-to-Risk-of-Injury
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IMG_4951.jpg Washing machine blown apart

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