PhotoASKO 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:

Model Number

Serial Number Range

D5426XLS

49130164130001 through 49130171830050

D5526XLFI

49130464130001 through 49130480530127

D5526XXLFI

49130564130143 through 49130573530207

D5436XLS

49223164130001 through 49223173531000

D5536XLFI

49256564130001 through 49256572730426

D5536XXLFI

49256664230001 through 49256695030114

D5536XXLFISOF

49256764230001 through 49256772830024

D5636XLHS/TH

49256864130001 through 49256872430334

D5636XLHS/PH

49256964130001 through 49256971230025

D5636XXLHS/TH

49257064130001 through 49257073430220

D5636XXLHS/PH

49257164130106 through 49257184230232

D5636XXLSHI

49261264130001 through 49261273438338

D5556XXLFI

49263264230001 through 49263273930290

D5656XXLHS/TH

49263364630001 through 49263372830060

Model Number

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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