ASKO Distribution North America of Madison, Wis., is recalling about 31,000 ASKO dishwashers sold in the U.S., and Canada.
The power cord can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
The firm has received 53 reports of the power cord overheating. No property damage or injuries have been reported.
This recall involves ASKO dishwashers that come in stainless steel with customizable doors and handles, and are about 24 inches wide, 22 inches deep and between 32 and 35 inches tall. ASKO is printed in the front and in the center on the top dish rack.
The following model and serial numbers are printed on the inside the inside on the left side of the dishwasher door opening:
Serial Number Range
49130164130001 through 49130171830050
49130464130001 through 49130480530127
49130564130143 through 49130573530207
49223164130001 through 49223173531000
49256564130001 through 49256572730426
49256664230001 through 49256695030114
49256764230001 through 49256772830024
49256864130001 through 49256872430334
49256964130001 through 49256971230025
49257064130001 through 49257073430220
49257164130106 through 49257184230232
49261264130001 through 49261273438338
49263264230001 through 49263273930290
49263364630001 through 49263372830060
Serial Number Range
The dishwashers, manufactured in Slovenia, were sold exclusively at ASKO North America authorized dealers nationwide from October 2016, through July 2019, for between $1,000 and $2,200.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dishwashers, turn off power to the dishwasher at the circuit board and contact ASKO to schedule a free, in-home repair.
Consumers may contact ASKO North America toll-free at (888) 651-9376 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, by email at NAsupport@asko.com, or online at www.askona.com and click “Customer Care” at the top of the page, “Safety Notices” for more information.
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