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Maytag dishwasher

Model MDB8949SSB3
Kitchen
Appliances
Dishwashers (214)
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION    
Maytag
MDB8949SSB3
F40602542
 
 
The electronic panel on my Maytag MDB8949SBB3 dishwasher ignited yesterday. It started smoking and smelled strongly of an electric burn. Upon dismantling the panel, I found that the wires had burned. The unit is no more than 6 years old and the panel on it has already been replaced so the panel itself is even newer than the unit. Thankfully I was home at the time and was able to turn off the power at the breaker before any further damage was done.
2/26/2020
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
Unspecified
Unknown
Unspecified
Yes
No
Yes
Attempted to contact Maytag, but hung up after 20 minutes on hold. Will attempt to contact again. I have purchased a new dishwasher as this one is now unusable but it is still in my possession.
Yes
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