Lawsuit Investigation: Is Your Dishwasher Leaking Due to a Heating Element Defect?

Last Updated on February 3, 2023

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Whirlpool, KitchenAid and Maytag dishwasher owners who have experienced leaks with their appliances or received a letter about a free upgrade to fix this issue.
What’s Going On?
Attorneys working with are investigating whether a defect related to the heating element is causing the dishwashers to leak and whether a class action lawsuit could be filed to provide a true fix for the problem.
How Could a Class Action Lawsuit Help?
A class action lawsuit could help consumers get some money back for their appliances and property damage caused by a leaking dishwasher.
Were the Dishwashers Recalled?
No. Rather than recall the dishwashers, Whirlpool reportedly sent vague letters telling consumers to take advantage of a “free upgrade” to help prevent leaks that could lead to property damage.
What You Can Do
If you’ve experienced leaking with your Whirlpool, KitchenAid or Maytag dishwasher or received the “free upgrade” letter, fill out the form on this page and share your story. You may be able to help get a class action lawsuit started.

The information submitted on this page will be forwarded to Cohen, Placitella & Roth who has sponsored this investigation.

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