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“A dishwasher manufacturer has recalled approximately 42,000 units due to a possible fire hazard.

Cove Appliance is recalling its 24-inch built-in dishwasher due to a heating element in the dishwasher remaining on, possibly overheating and causing a fire.

Cove said it has received five reports of burning smells, flames, and smoke inside the dishwashers. No injuries have been reported.

The recall is for dishwater models DW2450 and DW2450WS with serial numbers 20000100 through 20044445. This information can be found on the product rating plate inside the dishwasher.

The dishwashers were sold at home appliance stores nationwide from February 2018 through May 2021.”

Read more on the recall by going here.

If you’ve purchased one of these models it is recommended that you stop using it immediately. The manufacturer also suggests they should be unplugged as well. Of course, the repair will be done for free by the company so there is no reason to hesitate.

The team at Apple Valley Eagan Appliance has extensive experience in appliance repair, including dishwashers. If your dishwasher is acting up call us at 952-953-0080 to schedule a repair. You may also visit our appliance repair page to learn more about this service.