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Samsung Recalls Top-Load Washing Machines Due to Risk of Impact Injuries


This recall involves 34 models of Samsung top-load washing machines. The washing machines have mid-controls or rear-controls. Model numbers and serial information can be found on two labels affixed to the back of the machine. The following model numbers are included in the recall depending on the serial number. Consumers should check with Samsung to see if their washer is recalled. Models WA40J3000AW/A2 WA45H7000AP/A2 WA45H7000AW/A2 WA45H7200AW/A2 WA45K7600AW/A2 WA45K7100AW/A2 WA48H7400AW/A2 WA48J7700AW/A2 WA48J7770AP/A2 WA48J7770AW/A2 WA50K8600AV/A2 WA50K8600AW/A2 WA52J8700AP/A2 WA52J8700AW/A2 WA400PJHDWR/AA WA422PRHDWR/AA WA456DRHDSU/AA WA456DRHDWR/AA WA476DSHASU/A1 WA476DSHAWR/A1 WA484DSHASU/A1 WA484DSHAWR/A1 WA48H7400AP/A2 WA50F9A6DSW/A2 WA50F9A7DSP/A2 WA50F9A7DSW/A2 WA50F9A8DSP/A2 WA50F9A8DSW/A2 WA52J8060AW/A2 WA5451ANW/XAA WA5471ABP/XAA WA5471ABW/XAA WA56H9000AP/A2 WA56H9000AW/A2
Product:
Samsung top-load washing machinesAbout 2.8 million
Retailer:
Best Buy, The Home Depot, Lowes, Sears and other home appliance stores nationwide from March 2011 to November 2016 for between $450 and $1,500.
Distributor:
Samsung Electronics America Inc., of Ridgefield Park, N.J.
Recall Date:    Nov 4, 2016
Injury:
Samsung has received 733 reports of washing machines experiencing excessive vibration or the top detaching from the washing machine chassis. There are nine related reports of injuries, including a broken jaw, injured shoulder, and other impact or fall-related injuries.
Mfg Countries:
1South Korea
2China
3Thailand
Importer:
Samsung Electronics America Inc., of Ridgefield Park, N.J.
Recall ID:    7899
Last Published:    Nov 4, 2016
Official Site:    Link

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RecallMe Number:    17028
RecallMe Status:    Announced