Frigidaire Dishwasher Fire
Consumers who experienced problems with their Frigidaire dishwasher may be able to participate in a class action lawsuit to recover financial compensation. It has been alleged that these dishwashers contain a defect in which the control panel does not turning the heating element off. In turn, the heating element can melt down to burn the pan in two places allowing water to leak from the dishwasher, and if not detected, liquefying the plastic and igniting a fire, according to the allegations.
In light of these complaints, ClassAction.org would like to hear from consumers who experienced problems with a Frigidaire dishwasher to help determine if the manufacturer is liable for property damage or other losses stemming from consumers’ Frigidaire dishwasher problems. If experienced problems, such as water leaks or fire, with your Frigidaire dishwasher, please complete our free case review form with details of your complaints. You may be able to file a claim for compensation. There is no cost or obligation to have your complaints reviewed.
Frigidaire Dishwasher Complaints
Consumer complaints regarding certain models of Frigidaire dishwashers are said to span from 2002 and 2012. One website, which focuses on informing the public of product recalls and creating an outlet for consumer complaints, contains a long list of posts from consumers who claim that they experienced problems with their Frigidaire dishwasher. The following are among the Frigidaire dishwasher problems alleged in the complaints:
- Electrical, burning or melted plastic smell
- Circuit board on the back of the control panel caught on fire
- Sprayer arm melted onto the heating coil
- Heating element never turned off, melting everything in the dishwasher
- Electric board burned
- Overflowing, forming puddles on the kitchen floors
- Water which leaked out of the dishwasher and into other areas of the house, including basements and garages
The consumers making these complaints concerning their Frigidaire dishwashers claimed to have suffered a number of damages as a result of these problems. In the worst cases, the consumer claimed that their Frigidaire dishwasher caught on fire and burned their house down. Other damages noted in the consumer complaints included singed countertops, damaged glassware, and mold damage to walls and carpeting.
Frigidaire Dishwasher Leaking or Caught Fire?
If you have experienced problems with your Frigidaire dishwasher, the attorneys working with our website would like to hear from you. Potentially, individuals who experienced problems with these dishwashers may have legal recourse against the manufacturer in the form of a class action lawsuit. In 2011, Whirlpool, Kenmore and KitchenAid dishwasher purchasers reportedly filed a class action lawsuit over an alleged defect in their dishwasher electronic control boards which they claim caused the appliance to overheat, smoke or catch on fire. We are looking to determine if Frigidaire dishwasher owners have a similar course of legal action. To learn more about a potential class action lawsuit for Frigidaire dishwashers, please complete our free case evaluation form with details of your complaints.