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Maytag Dishwasher Model- MDB8989SHZ
Serial Number- f94312906
Kitchen
Appliances
Dishwashers (214)
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION    
Maytag
 
 
Best Buy
Ohio
11/5/2019
on december 12, 2019. My Brand new Maytag dishwasher caught fire within my home. the fire was caused by an exposed metal heating element at the bottom of the dishwasher igniting a piece of plastic. had i not discovered the smoke early my home could've burned to the ground. this unit is clearly unsafe and a FIRE HAZARD!!! this heating element should not be a place where it is exposed to causing fires like this!
12/12/2019
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
Self
Male
32 years

Incident, No Injury
My Child
Male
4 years

Incident, No Injury
My Child
Female
1 years 2 months
Yes
No
No
manufacturer took no responsibility for the product fault they offered only to inspect if the unit was damaged and nothing else.
Yes
N/A
File NameDescription
IMG_20191212_185350.jpg Dishwasher Element that started fire
IMG_20191212_192139.jpg Dishwasher model tag and serial number
IMG_20191212_184912.jpg Plastic that caught fire
Screenshot_20191212-192131_redacted.png Reciept for purchase- Model of dishwasher

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