bosch dishwashers

Information about the problems and breakdowns of Bosch dishwashers that were reported from 2009 to 2022.

Common problems: burning, cleaning program, drain, electric shock, electrical, fire, leaking, melting, mold, overheating, sharp edges, short circuit, smell, smoke, sparks, vibration.

Faulty modules: buttons, control board, display, door, motor.


3 safety recalls announced

Bosch and Siemens Model Dishwashers Recalled by BSH Home Appliances Corporation Due to Fire Hazard

  • Date: 1/15/2009

An electrical component in certain model dishwashers can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers. BSH Home Appliances has received 51 reports of incidents, including 30 reports of fires resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported. This recall involves certain Bosch and Siemens dishwashers manufactured from May 1999 through July 2005.

BSH Home Appliances Expands Recall of Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard

  • Date: 10/20/2017

This recall expansion involves Bosch, Gaggenau, Jenn-Air and Thermador brand dishwashers sold in stainless steel, black, white and custom panel. The model and serial numbers are printed inside the dishwasher either on the top of the dishwasher inner door panel or on the side of the dishwasher panel.

BSH Home Appliances Recalls Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard

  • Date: 10/1/2015

This recall involves power cords supplied with certain Bosch, Gaggenau, Kenmore Elite and Thermador brand dishwashers that were manufactured from January 2008 through December 2013.

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257 issues reported

Bosch SHU4302UC/U06

  • Date: 3/14/2011

The repondent reports that a consumer smelled burning during the operation of the dishwasher and states that fire and smoke damage was found in the dishwasher control board.

Bosch SHU43C02UC/17

  • Date: 3/15/2011

Consumer reports that while the dishwasher was on and operating the control panel burst into flame. The dishwasher is a total loss. The countertop was damaged.

Bosch SHE44C05UC/22

  • Date: 3/28/2011

a residential dishwasher stopped functioning. a power problem present at on/off switch with open neutral. Neutral wire burned open, wire nut melted to bottom of box. consumer noted damage to wire nut on hot leg. residential circuit breaker did not trip.

Bosch SHU43C06UC/14

  • Date: 3/31/2011

Consumer reports that the dishwasher was in use when it began to produce black acrid smoke from the area of the circuit board. 44 YOF turned off the machine.

Bosch SHY56A050C/14

  • Date: 4/15/2011

Dishwasher stopped working mid cycle. The wiring had burned. Unit no longer has power.

Bosch SHU3305UC/12

  • Date: 5/11/2011

Consumer reports dishwasher began buzzing loudly, then emitted smoke which permeated the kitchen.

Bosch SHU43C05UC/14

  • Date: 5/15/2011

a dishwasher suffered a small explosion from the control panel and caught on fire. Two plastic control buttons burst from the door of the unit, and in flames, landed on the floor of the kitchen, scorching the wood floor.

Bosch SHE45M06UC/53

  • Date: 5/18/2011

Consumer stated that while the dishwasher was in use he smelled smoke, he was able to turn it off and noticed that the electrical wiring had melted and there was black soot inside the unit. The unit is inoperable

Bosch SHE45M06UC150

  • Date: 5/22/2011

Control module on the dishwasher caught fire. The electrical fire burned out the control module, wiring harness, and motor of the dishwasher. no injuries.

Bosch SHU43C02UC/14

  • Date: 5/25/2011

A 43 YOM reports that he heard a popping sound from the dishwasher & then noticed plumes of black smoke emitting from the control panel area. Owner immediately turned off the power from the front pushbutton on the unit & turned off the power at the breaker. Fire hazard.

Bosch SHX43C05UC/43

  • Date: 5/30/2011

Consumer reports the dishwasher produced a popping sound and stopped working. The black hard plastic in the back of the unit was severely melted in a few locations. Consumer believes something shorted or oveheated in the dishwasher for the damage to have occured.

Bosch SHU43C02UC

  • Date: 6/3/2011

Consumer says that overnight the control panel on their dishwasher burnt out. There was a noticeable smell & char marks around the panel.

Bosch SHE44C07UC/22

  • Date: 6/5/2011

consumer's dishwasher would not start. consumer removed lower panel & found coating melted off wire going inside door panel & wire nut melted leaving only metal spring holding hot wires together. consumer removed outer door panel & found 6 wires with coating melted off.

Bosch SHX46A05UC/14

  • Date: 6/24/2011

Consumer reports that the dishwasher heater stopped working, experiencing a very long run time and the "Sanitized" indicator light stopped showing. Consumer seeks investigation whether this a similar failure posing the same hazard as the one noted in a recall release.

Bosch SHU43C06UC/17

  • Date: 7/9/2011

Dishwasher caught fire & all wiring & control panel is blackened by the smoke & fire. 47 YOF burned her hand when opened it to turn it off. This dishwasher is included in recall. Consumer strongly believes that a dishwasher that caught fire should not be repaired.

Bosch SHU33A05UC/17

  • Date: 7/15/2011

Fire crews responded to a reported residential structure fire. Upon arrival, fire crews located smoke and flames coming from the dishwasher. Fire crews proceeded to extinguish the fire.

Bosch SHU53A05

  • Date: 7/29/2011

Consumer reports that the dishwasher caught on fire with flames and smoke coming through the control panel.


  • Date: 8/1/2011

Consumer found large amount of smoke coming from control panel area of dishwasher. Entire inside of control panel had burned & exterior was starting to melt through. Apparently dishwasher is under recall for this problem but customer was not informed.

Bosch SHU4322UCX/U12

  • Date: 8/4/2011

Dishwasher was in use Two Hours & on drying cycle when it emitted smoke & flames from door handle & control panel. Consumer put fire out with extinguisher. Fire dept. stated control panel malfunctioned. Front of unit was charred.

Bosch SHU5315 UC/14

  • Date: 8/18/2011

Consumer reports that the dishwasher continues to run for hours and will not shut off. Consumer says he found that the back panel had bubbled- and partially melted- part of the wire plug was covered with melted plastic from the back panel which could have started a fire.

Bosch SHU53A05UC

  • Date: 8/23/2011

Consumer reports that the dishwasher shorted out and fried the power connections.

Bosch SHU3306UC/U12

  • Date: 9/23/2011

Dishwasher front panel started burning internally producing large amount of smoke. House was getting smokier, so 43 YOM called fire department & evacuated. Fireman identified source as dishwasher & also mentioned that it was a recalled unit.

Bosch SHE44C02UC/22

  • Date: 10/9/2011

Residential dishwasher stopped functioning. Appeared to be power problem. Accessed installer access point to check connections. Circuit breaker did not trip. Neutral wire burned open, wire nut melted to bottom of box. Noted damage to wire nut on hot leg.

Bosch SHE65P02UC

  • Date: 10/9/2011

Consumer reports that the dishwasher stopped working mid-cycle and wouldn't turn on the next day. Consumer says there was black soot on the metal junction box under the dishwasher and the wires had burned and melted the plastic terminal strip.

Bosch SHU3307UC/14

  • Date: 10/19/2011

Dishwasher caught on fire at the control panel. Flames were over a foot high and melted the control panel and front of the dishwasher. Fire extinguisher was used to to put out the fire.

Bosch SHU33A06UC / 22

  • Date: 11/1/2011

Consumer reports that the dishwasher stopped heating the water. Consumer says he found evidence of overheating over a portion of the control board, a through-hole pin solder connection seemed to have melted away and the board material in the viscinity had blackened & charred.

Bosch 300 Series SHU43C02UC/17

  • Date: 11/5/2011

consumer was having problems with a diswasher & contacted manufacturer. they were told about the recall on the Dishwasher due to fire hazard. The diswasher was serviced & worked for about a year then consumers began having the same problems again.

Bosch SHU42L05UC

  • Date: 11/11/2011

In the junction box of dishwasher one of wires became exposed over time. Consumer suspects that the probably cause in the vibration caused the wires to wear away.

Bosch SHU53A02UC/14

  • Date: 11/14/2011

Consumer reports that the control panel in the dishwasher blew up.

Bosch SHU43C02UC/22

  • Date: 11/26/2011

Consumer reported that dishwasher runs very hot. Consumer replaced control panel couple years ago. Consumer concerned that there is heating problem & it is fire hazard.

Bosch SHU43C02UC/17

  • Date: 11/29/2011

Consumer reports that after they started the dishwasher their kitchen was filled with smoke and a fire was coming out of the front control panel.

Bosch SHX33A05

  • Date: 12/13/2011

Dishwasher smelled of burned rubber or plastic. Consumer opened unit up & found wires melted into plastic parts. Consumer opened up circuit board holder & found burned solder joint on board like rest. Unit is not part of the recall but had exact same problem.

Bosch SHE44C06UC/22

  • Date: 12/14/2011

About 30 minutes after dishwasher was switched on, consumer heard pop & saw bright spark & dishwasher went dead.

Bosch SHX46A06UC

  • Date: 12/15/2011

Consumer reports that an electrical burning smell was coming from the bottom of the dishwasher which smelled like melting plastic and the dishwasher stopped working. Consumer states that a technician said the wires in connector box were completely burned out.

Bosch SHU33A02UC/14

  • Date: 12/24/2011

Consumer reports that the dishwasher caught fire while running, the control panel melted and burned, and filled the house with smoke & soot causing three smoke detectors in the house to go off. The kitchen floor was ruined and all the furniture has to be cleaned & deodorized.

Bosch SHE55M15UC

  • Date: 12/29/2011

while installing new dishwasher the technician stated that the power cord supplied by retailer for dishwasher was unsafe, & needed to be replaced by 14 gauge cord at an additional cost to consumer. consumer is concerned that incorrect or faulty power cords may cause a fire.

Bosch SHU43C05UC/17

  • Date: 1/4/2012

Dishwasher caught on fire after being loaded and turned on. Fire extinguisher had to be used to put out the kitchen fire. The electrical smoke and offensive odor were permeating the house.

Bosch SHU43C06UC/14

  • Date: 1/10/2012

While in use black smoke started pouring out of top of dishwasher. 53 YOF opened its door. Smoke continued to pour out & smell of burning plastic had filled house. Husband discovered that control board was source of fire. She got no first aid or medical attention for injury.

Bosch SHE56C06UC/22

  • Date: 1/13/2012

While the dishwasher was running, consumer noticed strong smell of burning wire insulation. Technician informed consumer that consumer's dishwasher wasn't covered under recall.

Bosch SHU3307UC/U12

  • Date: 1/29/2012

While running load of dishes, control panel of dishwasher began popping, sparking & smoldering. Cycle was immediately stopped which discontinued sparking. Consumer tried again but same set of incidents occurred. Consumer noticed that panel & control module had melted.

Bosch SHU9916UC/UC11

  • Date: 2/1/2012

Consumer reports that the dishwasher caught on fire due to internal wiring and circuit boards.

Bosch SHU43C024C/17

  • Date: 2/5/2012

1st time 69 YOF used dishwasher, it started sparking underneath. She hit breaker to turn off electricity. She bought unit with slight scratch on front with "as is" condition. Her make & serial number had been recalled.

Bosch SHU43C

  • Date: 2/6/2012

Dishwasher control module burned out, burning plastic cover, only damaged unit itself. New module was installed, but after 2 months it stopped cleaning and when it starts it automatically sets cycle to 199 minutes regardless of what setting is used.

Bosch SHE55M12UC

  • Date: 2/7/2012

Consumer noticed smell of melting burning plastic. The terminal block left hand side connection to the black conductor of dishwasher melted, the wire insulation melted as well causing the 20 amp breaker to trip.

Bosch SHE5AL02UC

  • Date: 2/8/2012

A 71-YOM reports that the dishwasher doesn't have a lockout feature to prevent the door from being opened while it is running. He reports injury to wife, 65 and himself, and says that if the door is opened with the machine running, one will be hit with scalding, soapy water.


  • Date: 2/9/2012

dishwasher started on fire while running. consumer found flames, sparks, horrible smells, and smoke streaming out of the dishwasher. consumer found the dishwasher was under the recall.

Bosch SHV46C03UC/21

  • Date: 2/11/2012

Consumer reports that the company has issued a recall on the dishwasher models that are very close to his because of the control panel that overheats and can cause fires. Consumer says the control panel on his dishwasher is exhibiting identical problems as the recalled models

Bosch SHX47A05UC /14

  • Date: 3/6/2012

Consumer reports that a small electrical fire occurred while the dishwasher was running, producing a lot of smoke but self-extinguished once power was removed.

Bosch SHU9952

  • Date: 3/9/2012

Dishwasher caught fire. Flames were shooting from terminal box & smoke coming from top of door, around control buttons. Fire damaged plastic near terminal box & part of wooden kitchen cabinet. After repair technician visited, unit smoked again around control buttons.

Bosch SHU3032UC

  • Date: 3/17/2012

38 YOF noticed smell coming from dishwasher while it was running. Unit was turned off. 2 weeks after she tried to restart it, but unit would not turn on. When unit was removed, it was found that electric lines going in are burnt. Circuit breaker was popped.

Bosch SHU43C05UC/14

  • Date: 3/20/2012

47 YOM's dishwasher caught on fire & caused some damage to his house.

Bosch SHU5302UC/12

  • Date: 3/21/2012

Consumer stated that control board in dishwasher has burned twice. Dishwasher was in long cycle both times & he found that board was burned in two different places in respective incidents. No injury was reported.

Bosch SHE46C05UC/40

  • Date: 4/2/2012

The control unit on consumer's dishwasher failed and has significant scorch marks on the circuit boards and ribbon connector and consumer believes that it might have started a fire.

Bosch SHU66C05UC/14

  • Date: 4/9/2012

Consumer reports that thr dishwasher will not power on. Consumer thinks that the circuit board is fried, says the back of the panel has black smoke/residue.

Bosch SHE56C05UC22

  • Date: 4/23/2012

Dishwasher developed a strong burning odor & smoke approximately 5 minutes after turning it on. Consumer stated that model has been part of a recall for causing fires, but manufacturer informed customer that serial # was not included in recall.


  • Date: 5/4/2012

Dishwasher continued to run non-stop during night & overflowed, which resulted in flood in consumers' kitchen, ruining floors & sheetrock wall material. Repairman diagnosed that unit was recalled & that circuit board caught fire, but was probably drowned by overflowing water.

Bosch SHU43C05UC/14

  • Date: 5/14/2012

Consumer reported that the dishwasher control panel caught on fire while the unit was operating and kept running. Consumer said his wife put out the flames with a towel and turned it off.

Bosch SHE56C05UC/22

  • Date: 5/15/2012

While dishwasher was in use consumer smelled something burning. She opened dishwasher & removed items that had rubber on them since it smelled to her like rubber burning. She turned dishwasher on & smoke came out of top right corner near control panel. She turned it off.

Bosch SHV46C03UC/14

  • Date: 5/21/2012

Dishwasher has twice been repaired under warranty program due to loss of power from melting wires & wire nuts & currently for 3rd time it has shorted out with evidence of melted wired & non-functioning control board. Burning smell was evident during each occurrence.

Bosch SHU33A06UC/14

  • Date: 5/21/2012

Consumer reports that the dishwasher caught fire while in use. The fire was contained to the door and controls.

Bosch SHY56A05UC-23

  • Date: 6/18/2012

Female consumer walked into kitchen & smelled something burning, the dishwasher was just ending its cycle. A few days later she tried to turn it on & once again smelled an electrical burning odor. Manufacturer upon contact said it was not on recall. Fire hazard.

Bosch SHU43C

  • Date: 6/26/2012

Consumer reports that while the dishwasher was running, his wife smelled something burning like plastic. A few days later the dishwasher wouldn't work and had no power. He tested with the meter and the power arced & sparked. He found the terminal connecting block was melted.

Bosch SHU4326HC/U12

  • Date: 6/30/2012

Consumer reports that the dishwasher caught fire. She says she heard the spark and her housemate saw the fire as it started. Consumer says she was unaware of the recall and never received a notice from the manufacturer.

Bosch SHU43C05UC/14

  • Date: 7/9/2012

Consumer stated that this dishwasher was already installed, when 2 years ago they purchased home. Over weekend, while running cycle, dishwasher lost all power. Consumer discovered one of main power wires & nut melted completely. His unit is one of recalled models.

Bosch SHU33A02UC

  • Date: 7/14/2012

Consumer reports that the dishwasher caught on fire.

Bosch SHE44C02UC/22

  • Date: 7/19/2012

Consumer stated that dishwasher would run down to 1 minute & never complete cycle. Consumer opened it up & found control unit burnt on circuit board over heater relay. After new control unit was installed dishwasher started working again.

Bosch SHU43C05UC/17

  • Date: 7/26/2012

Consumer says he received a notice from the mfr that an electrical component in his dishwasher can overheat, posing a fire hazard, and gave to call a phone number for service. Consumer says he called the number more than 7 times and was placed on automated hold indefinitely.

Bosch SHU3336UC/14

  • Date: 8/5/2012

Consumer noticed strange noise coming from dishwasher. Lot of smoke, few flames, & very bad plastic smell was emanating from top of dishwasher. Breaker was turned off so that dishwasher could be unplugged safely. Consumer's husband discovered that control panel was burned.

Bosch SHU43CO

  • Date: 8/6/2012

The consumer reports that the dishwasher caught on fire. Black smoke emitted from control panel/button area. Apparently this model was in a recall.

Bosch SHU43C02U/17

  • Date: 9/23/2012

Consumer reports that the dishwasher control panel started on fire.

Bosch SHE46C06VC/33

  • Date: 10/17/2012

Consumer reports that control Board developed a short. It causes the dishwasher to continue to run for hours and hours. The consumer states that it is the same issue with the earlier models that were recalled.

Bosch SHU43C02UC/38

  • Date: 11/7/2012

Owner reports that the dishwasher stopped heating & counted down to 1 min & then would stick & continue to run. The owner found the heater relay & the control panel were burned from overheating of the relay. The owner stated that previous similar models had been recalled.

Bosch SHE44C05UC

  • Date: 11/12/2012

Dishwasher caught fire in the control panel.

Bosch SHX33A02UC/14

  • Date: 11/15/2012

Consumer reports that the dishwasher has the heater relay overheating and burning through the solder connection. The dishwasher then will not heat the water, leaving powdered detergent grit on the dishes. The unit will also run for hours as it's trying to heat the water.

Bosch SHX46A02UC

  • Date: 12/22/2012

Dishwasher control panel started arcing & smoking out of top door where control panel is located. 48 YOM opened unit door & smoke continued to stream accompanied by smell of burning plastic. He turned off power switch & circuit breaaker. Source was at base of circuit board.

Bosch SHU5306UC/UC12

  • Date: 1/2/2013

Consumer reports that dishwasher control boards continue to short out causing risk of fire. Consumer replaced 2 control boards and needs to install a 3rd one.

Bosch SHU43C05CH

  • Date: 2/15/2013

While a dishwasher was in use, a consumer heard a pop sound. The consumer saw black smoke & flames coming from the front panel of the unit. Also some ash from the flames dropped to floor & a small fire was on the floor. The consumer used a dishtowel to put the flames out.

bosch SHU4305UC/14

  • Date: 2/13/2013

A 27-YOM reports that the dishwasher caught fire from the control panel. The consumer reports injury to himself.

Bosch SHU43C02UC/22

  • Date: 2/22/2013

Consumer reported that dishwasher was in final cycle and digital indicator would show one minute left, but dishwasher would not stop. He would have to manually stop it every time he used it. He had it repaired & new motherboard was installed, but problem started again.

Bosch SHE44C05UC/22

  • Date: 3/8/2013

Consumer reports that heater relay on control board of dishwasher failed, & melted relay pin. His wife started load of dishes & few hours later they noticed that dishwasher seemed stuck on "1 minute." He took out control boards & saw PCB board where heater realay shorted out.

Bosch SHU33A

  • Date: 3/18/2013

A 75 YOM reports that while a dishwasher was running, smoke began pouring out of the unit. Then flames leaped out of the door. He used a fire extinguisher & the flames died. Melting plastic from the front door had fallen on the floor of the kitchen & burned it.

Bosch SHU33A02UC-14

  • Date: 3/28/2013

After couple of minutes of cycle consumer began to hear sizzling nouse. She noticed smoke coming from top of dishwasher. Diswasher stopped running & she opened it. There was inch & half of water remaining in dishwasher. Her dishwasher was listed under recall.

Bosch SHE46C02UC/40 FD8610 00093

  • Date: 5/5/2013

Consumer's dishwasher has a defective control board. Consumer stated that this defect is of the circuit design which is causing an electronic fault which continues to result in a fire hazard. No injuries.

Bosch SHU43C02UC

  • Date: 5/6/2013

Dishwasher was running at night. Smoke alarms warned 19 YOF, 51 YOF, and 63 YOM of fire. They found smoke & flames shooting from control panel. They were able to beat it down, but flames began burning wooden cabinets & counter. 63 YOM was injured & received no aid.

Bosch SHX43C05UC

  • Date: 6/3/2013

Consumer says the dishwasher would not complete its cycle & continue running. He came back from a baseball game & the unit was still running. The consumer says the problem would stem from a burned out relay connection to the control board.

Bosch SHU43C

  • Date: 6/17/2013

Dishwasher was running normally when 64 YOM smelled smoke & saw flames a foot high coming from control panel area, as well as flames on floor where melted plastic had fallen. He put it out with fire extinguisher & shut off electric power at electric panel box.

Bosch SHE44C05UC

  • Date: 6/21/2013

A 42 YOF reports that her dishwasher worked fine until when she heard a popping noise & dark smoke began to roll out from the control panel near the top of the door. Seconds later there were flames. She was able to get power shut down. There was also a strong chemical smell.

Bosch SHU43CD7UC

  • Date: 6/25/2013

Dishwasher had completed about half of wash cycle when consumer notice that unit was sparking. Consumer turned off breaker to stop dishwasher. Technician came out to repair dishwasher under terms of recall & he told consumer that dishwasher was non-repairable.

Bosch SHX43C05UC

  • Date: 8/12/2013

Consumer reported that the control panel on the dishwasher went out. Upon opening the unit a metal box in the bottom right corner was visibly singed. Consumer took box off & it revealed singed electrical wiring. Upon slightly moving the wires, wires sparked & caught fire.

Bosch SHE43F16UC/60

  • Date: 8/19/2013

Consumer reported that the Dishwasher caught fire where the wiring harness attaches to the terminal junction block. The fire burned the terminal junction block, wiring harness & extended to electric supply wiring through the floor. No injuries.

Bosch SHU33A02UC

  • Date: 8/21/2013

Dishwasher caught fire: electrical panel shorted out. Consumer turned on dishwsher, left the house to do some yarodwork, then heard the fire allarm go off, and went back into smoke-filled house. Consumer called first responders & put the fire out with a fire extinguisher.

Bosch SHU43C05CU

  • Date: 10/11/2013

Consumer noticed burning smell while using dishwasher. Within few minutes of starting load of dishes in evening, consumer noticed burning smell & saw smoke coming from handle area. Consumer & family got out. Fire department identified burned out control panel as problem.

Bosch SHU33A024C

  • Date: 11/18/2013

While dishwasher was in use for few hours consumer noticed that the dishwasher seemed stuck on "1 minute" & would not complete its cycle. The dishes did not seem to be washed, & interior was cool. A repair person found that heater relay on control board of dishwasher failed.

Bosch SHU43C02UC

  • Date: 12/2/2013

A 46 YOM reports dishwasher flashed sparks from the front control panel & stopped working & all of the front lights came on. Next day when it was turned on the lights came on again & pump could not be turned off even after the door was opened. Same model was recalled earlier.

Bosch SHX46A05UC/26

  • Date: 2/18/2014

While running a load of dishes, consumer smelled burnt plastic. Traced the smell to the top of the dishwasher, which had a burnt electrical/plastic smell. When stopped the unit, the control panel was doing strange things, & would not drain the unit & kept flashing.

Bosch SHU53A05UC

  • Date: 4/17/2014

Consumer reported that her dishwasher control panel (top mid to right corner on door) caught on fire. Door melted through. She saw flames & lot of smoke. She used baking soda & fire extinguisher on fire & contacted fire department. Fire department took unit out.

Bosch SHE45M06UC/50

  • Date: 5/24/2014

Dishwasher for the past 4 or 5 uses emitted a burning odor like an electrical fire & finally stopped working. The power connection from the household wiring had melted at the connector block on the dishwasher & the block itself was melted. The unit was not installed properly

Bosch SHU3326UC/U12

  • Date: 7/10/2014

The consumer stated that their dishwasher caught fire while operating. It tripped the circuit breaker and the flame went out on it's own.

Bosch SHV6803C/12

  • Date: 7/30/2014

Smell of burning plastic came from dishwasher during use. Power connections in box had melted the plastic wire nut & parts of the connecting wire. They were replaced. The new connection also melted afetr about 1 year. Found the wire from inside the machine was badly corroded.

Bosch SHX33A05UC

  • Date: 8/31/2014

Wires under consumer's dishwasher heated to extreme temperature & melted interior elements of dishwasher. Circuit breaker tripped, preventing more extensive damage & fire.

Bosch DLX Series SHU3322UC/U12

  • Date: 10/8/2014

The consumer reports that the dishwasher caught on fire filling his home with smoke. The front was melted and the circuits on the inside and bottom of the dishwasher were completely destroyed.

Bosch SHU53A06UC/14

  • Date: 10/22/2014

42 YOF reported that dishwasher was operating in wash cycle when front control panel burst into flames. She smelled smoke & put fire out with extinguisher. Countertop above was heat damaged. 6 YOF, 9 YOF & 45 YOM, were at home at time of incident.

Bosch SHU43CO2UC

  • Date: 11/4/2014

A homeowner started the dishwasher and about an hour into the cycle they discovered a fire. They were able to extinguish the fire prior to the fire dept arrival using a fire extinguisher. The fire was limited to the dishwasher, but there was smoke damage throughout the house.

Bosch 500 Series SHE65T55UC

  • Date: 11/7/2014

Consumer stated that dishwasher was hardly used because of extremely bad odor. Recently junction box of unit caught fire. Manufacturer sent repair person & later consumer was informed that unit caught fire because of power surge.

Bosch SHU43C05UC/14

  • Date: 12/31/2014

Fire Department reported that homeowner started dishwasher as normal, returned to kitchen approximately 2 minutes later to find flaming combustion from control panel area, and burning spot on hardwood floor below panel from burning drop-down material.

Bosch SHX53T55UC

  • Date: 1/25/2015

Electrical fire in dishwasher. Bought new and installed professionally. Big concern is that the kitchen and house could have caught fire (scary scenario, as we have small kids).

Bosch SHV66A03UC/14

  • Date: 2/9/2015

Dishwasher beeped that cycle was over & house keeper opened it's door. When he opened it, flames came out from inside of unit. He grabbed water & threw it on flames & then called 911. There was scorched place inside of unit.

bosch SHX43R55UC/6

  • Date: 2/27/2015

Dishwasher started having burning smell from outside. Consumer unplugged electrical box & took off cover. When consumer touched hot wire, it fell off. Hot & neutral wires were burnt & fell off. Inside, where wires connects to metal posts was melted.

Bosch SHU43C06UC/17

  • Date: 3/4/2015

Consumer reports that the electrical wire nuts melted while the dishwasher was in use. Smoke was coming from the unit and he powered it off. He replaced the wire nuts. His wife later noticed that there was smoke coming from the unit. A plastic area on the door had melted.

Bosch SHU53A

  • Date: 3/12/2015

Dishwasher had an electrical malfunction at the control panel circuit board causing a small fire inside the unit and a smoke condition in the dwelling.

Bosch SHU33A02UC/17

  • Date: 5/13/2015

Dishwasher involved in a fire incident resulting in minor property / smoke damage. No Injury.

Bosch SHX46A05UC /40

  • Date: 7/31/2015

Control module on dishwasher failed. It was taking long time for unit to complete its cycle & 59 YOM noticed odor of something burning. He removed module from dishwasher & found that plastic cover had melted area & circuit board had large burned area.

Bosch SHU43C05UC/17

  • Date: 8/15/2015

49yom consumer reported that Dishwasher's control panel burned and smoked after activating the cleaning cycle.

Bosch SHU3302UC/U11

  • Date: 8/31/2015

A 68 YOM reports that dishwasher started on fire during normal operation. Sparks, flames, smoke from the control panel, behind the controller buttons. Stopped when hit the on/off button. No damage beyond the appliance itself.

Bosch SHU33206UC/4

  • Date: 9/17/2015

Fire emanated from the control panel & spread to the wooden countertop over the dishwasher. A resident of the home used a chemical extinguisher to douse the flames. The fire department was responded to the scene. The electrical circuit breaker was found to have tripped.

Bosch SHU43C02UC/17

  • Date: 10/1/2015

The consumer heard a popping noise from kitchen. Smoke and flames came from control panel of dishwasher. The unit was on about an hour. Fire department came to put out the flames and removed the dishwasher from home. The dishwasher has been recalled.

Bosch SHU3302UC/12

  • Date: 10/7/2015

Dishwasher caught on fire while running. Smoke coming from buttons on the front. Consumer took the front off of the dishwasher and the control panel had burned.

Bosch SHE46C05uc/46

  • Date: 10/9/2015

Earlier models of the same series model dishwasher we have were recalled due to a fire hazard from an overheating relay on the control board PCB. The relay on our dishwasher overheated in a similar or identical mode & got so hot as to melt the solder connections, scorch PCB.

Bosch SHX68T55UC

  • Date: 11/30/2015

While dishwasher was in wash cycle, consumer smelled a burnt odor. He opened dishwasher & saw that there was water in it, he closed door & tried to continue the cycle but control panel ceased to operate. A tech examined the unit & said that a power cord assembly was burnt.

Bosch Ascenta SHE3AR56UC/08

  • Date: 12/22/2015

The consumer stated that for 2 days before the dishwasher stopped working, they smelled mild burning when it was running, and the start button seemed warm. On the 3rd day, it wouldn't start. It made a sound as if the motor was trying to work and the control lights turned on.

Bosch SHU33A02UC/17

  • Date: 1/15/2016

Fire department was dispatched to structure fire. Fire was contained to dishwasher. A recall was found for dishwasher. Recall was for fire hazard associated with electrical components in dishwasher. There were no injuries associated with this fire.

Bosch SHU43C06UC/14

  • Date: 1/25/2016

Insides of dishwasher door caught fire.

Bosch SHE43P26UC/61

  • Date: 2/27/2016

Dishwasher was not working; my husband began to investigate and noticed scorch marks on the wall around the outlet. He found the wall outlet partially melted and the plug partially melted with one of the prongs damaged.

Bosch SHP65TL5UC

  • Date: 3/29/2016

Recessed handle on dishwasher has broken & been replaced repeatedly since unit was purchased. When handle breaks, it creates sharp shards & when it crumbles completely it create opening for water to enter electronics. 54 YOF reported that she was injured, no 1st aid received.

Bosch SHU8805UC/U12

  • Date: 4/2/2016

Dishwasher started smoking while consumer's son was at home. He opened its door & smoke was coming out of door near top. Later consumer removed front panel of dishwasher to find that control module was badly burned. It burned through printed circuit board & circuit board.

Bosch 800 Series SHE68T56U/02

  • Date: 4/5/2016

Dishwasher failed during its cycle. Unit had no power but circuit breaker (15A) had not tripped. Consumer reported that on further investigation junction box connecting appliance power cord to mains supply had burned up pretty much destroying box & wiring.

Bosch SHE44C077UC/22

  • Date: 4/17/2016

The consumer stated that the front control panel on the dishwasher melted.

Bosch SHV7PT53UC

  • Date: 5/11/2016

Dishwasher stopped working; control panel wouldn't light up. Central plastic component in junction box had burnt & partially melted; insulation on wires had burnt out & there was soot in box. Supply wire apparently slips into receptacle 'outside' holding clamp.

Bosch SHU53A06UC/14

  • Date: 7/11/2016

The consumer stated that while the dishwasher was running, the control panel caught on fire.

Bosch SHU43C06UC

  • Date: 7/17/2016

Consumers turned on dishwasher before going to bed. They heard noise and found flames shooting out of dishwasher. Flames were extinguished with fire extinguisher. Consumer discovered that dishwasher was under recall.

Bosch Silence Plus SHP65T55UC/02

  • Date: 8/26/2016

Dishwasher smells any time there is even one or two dishes in the dishwasher. It will stink up the entire house. Health concern: Mildew/mold. We left town for a few days. We came back & opened the door; there were strings of gray mildew/mold growing from the top spinner.

Bosch SHE68T55UC

  • Date: 8/27/2016

Recently dishwasher started working erratically & then stopped working altogether. Technician found that power wasn't getting to unit. Terminal board between pigtail & ac line had failed. It didn't cause breaker to trip but charred insulation.

Bosch Silence Plus SHX53TL5UC/02

  • Date: 9/17/2016

While dishwasher was in use consumer saw that there was water collecting on bottom of dish washer & power would not turn on. Consumer saw that circuit had blown & reset it, but power was not on. Consumer noticed a loose wire in junction box & found one of the wires was burnt.

Bosch 500 Series SHP68T55UC/07

  • Date: 12/7/2016

32 YOM reported that dishwasher plastic junction box & power supply that came packaged with unit caught on fire & melted box. Electrical fire & smoke damaged kitchen cabinets. Electrician replaced melted junction box with metal one.

Bosch SHP65TL5UC/02

  • Date: 12/19/2016

Consumer set dishwasher to a normal wash cycle & approximately 20 minutes later he noticed burn odor in kitchen. Odor was coming from dishwasher & he unplugged it. Power cord was warm to touch & its metal prongs were melted. He believes power cord overheated.

Bosch SHX33A05UC/14

  • Date: 1/31/2017

The consumer reported that the dishwasher caught fire at the lower right corner.

Bosch SHE65T55UC

  • Date: 2/13/2017

The consumer stated that the dishwasher shorted out due to a defective power cord. It charred and burned the electric box before tripping the circuit breaker. He stated that the same power cord was involved in a safety recall, but his is not covered b/c of a different model #

Bosch SHU43C05UC

  • Date: 2/18/2017

Consumer reports that the dishwasher was in use on the pots and pans cycle. There were 20 minutes left on the cycle when the control panel caught on fire. Flames were coming out of the front of the unit, completely melting the panel.

Bosch SHE53T56UC/07

  • Date: 3/22/2017

Consumer has a dishwasher. Water somehow gets into electronics cavity. The service man cannot accurately & verifiably identify source of leak, Consumer states this is a fire and electrocution hazard.

Bosch SHP65TL5UC/02

  • Date: 5/4/2017

55 YOF consumer's dishwasher started to smell of burning. Nothing was on the bottom. Consumer heard a "pop" and smoke came out of dishwasher. All controls have gone black. Smoke was pouring underneath the sink as well. Tech pulled it out & right back side was black with soot.

Bosch SHX7ER55UC/44

  • Date: 5/5/2017

Dishwasher recalled for the power cord, & sent a technician out to replace the cord set. Later, it was noticed that dishes were wet, & the unit had not fully drained from a cycle. The unit would not turn on. The terminal in the power cord junction box had overheated.

Bosch SHP65T52UC/07

  • Date: 5/6/2017

The consumer stated that their less than a year old dishwasher has had complete electrical failure twice. The technician found that the mfr supplied power junction box from home power to the dishwasher had burnt up to the point of deforming the box and charring the buss strip

Bosch Super Silence SHX7ER55UC/50

  • Date: 6/8/2017

FD responded. A female homeowner stated she was using the dishwasher when smoke began to appear. She moved dishwasher away from wall & began to see flames, called 911, evacuated her & her children from residence. Fire & heat damage to attached cabinets & part of wood floor.

Bosch SHE863WF5N/01

  • Date: 7/6/2017

Female consumer is reporting that her dishwasher is emanating toxic odor which she feels is unsafe. She would like to return it to the company. She feels that this odor might get into her utensils and cause health effects.

Bosch SHP65T55UC/02

  • Date: 8/2/2017

Junction box melted due to fire while dishwasher was in use. Consumer was not at his home at time of fire, but observed consequences when he was troubleshooting unit.

Bosch 800 Series SHX68T55UC/02

  • Date: 8/10/2017

Burning smell was coming for area around junction box for dishwasher. Wires were black, & had soot on them. Box was burned. Metal connector for hot wire was loose. There was breach of plastic between hot & common wire inside block. Hole was burned between hot & common wire.

Bosch 500 Series SHP65T52UC/07

  • Date: 10/10/2017

Consumer reported that while using the dishwasher, electrical junction box, provided by manufacturer, started on fire. It popped the circuit breaker. They were home and able to contain the situation. Consumer found it is common, that white wire in connections start fire.

Bosch SHX65T55UC/07

  • Date: 10/24/2017

Consumer's power cord/junction box of a dishwasher has burned up, nearly causing fire.

Bosch SHE68T55UC/03

  • Date: 10/26/2017

Consumer's dishwasher's power cord overheated and melted connector last year. This model is being recalled, but not serial number range.

Bosch SHU43C07UC/14

  • Date: 10/30/2017

Dishwasher was running when electrical fire started in wiring on the lower right side of the washer door. Fire Destroyed dishwasher, burned kitchen cabinets & cracked granite counter from excessive heat. 64 YOM was injured due to accident. Medical attention was not received.

Bosch SHE3AR56UC/07

  • Date: 10/30/2017

The dishwasher is getting extremely hot on the inside. The plastic rods and dividers are burnt to the point of turning black. No injury.

Bosch SHX3AR72UC/22

  • Date: 10/30/2017

After 6 months in use dishwasher stopped working. Consumer stated that the electrical cord had burnt up on the ends, severing the connection. Consumer had to clip off the burnt section of wires & reconnect. Fire hazard. No injuries.

Bosch 300 Series Silence Plus SHE43R55UC/64

  • Date: 11/6/2017

The consumer reported that the wiring harness in the dishwasher caught on fire.

Bosch SHX46B

  • Date: 11/9/2017

Dishwasher was in used when 56 YOF smelled chemical odor & traced odor to unit. She stopped cycle by opening its door. Smoke detector didn't activate. Her head was pounding, no 1st aid. Her husband found that power cord burned where junction box combines cord to machine.

Bosch 800 Series SHX68T55UC/02

  • Date: 11/15/2017

Strong melting plastic smell came from cabinet next to dishwasher. Consumer indicated that unit came with power cord that allows connection hardwired to in-house electrical line: 3 wires black/white/green. White wire insulation melted away, & connection point is blackened.

Bosch SHU43C06UC17

  • Date: 11/15/2017

The consumer stated that the dishwasher caught on fire when running - the front control panel erupted in flames. There was lot of smoke.

Bosch SHP65TL5UC/09

  • Date: 11/22/2017

[67 YOF] Dishwasher door was open & down & I was standing along side of the top edge. I leaned forward & reached for a dishtowel & top of door tore my leg open through my pants. It was a big triangular flap cut. It bled immediately & I had to put pressure on it & get to ER.

Bosch SHU53A05UC

  • Date: 12/5/2017

The consumer stated that her diswasher caught on fire while running a cycle. They were awakened by their smoke detector and were able to put out the fire with a fire extinguisher.

Bosch SHP65T55UC/02

  • Date: 12/8/2017

Dishwasher continued to trip circuit breaker whenever appliance was in use. Circuit breaker was replaced. Few days later unit ran for about 10 minute before circuit breaker tripped again & same thing happened following day. Junction box was hot to touch.

Bosch SHU3306UX/14

  • Date: 12/22/2017

The consumer stated that while the dishwasher was running, the wire nut for the common (white) wire melted inside the junction box where the power cable connects to the dishwasher.

Bosch SHE3AR72UC/22

  • Date: 1/25/2018

64 YOM consumer's dishwasher was connected wrong per instructions. Consumer experiences mild shocks when touching the sink and there is sparking when turning unit on. Consumer rewired it as it should be, no damage to dishwasher further.. Breaker did not trip.

Bosch SHV4303UC/U12

  • Date: 2/2/2018

Consumer was running a standard load of dishes and smelled burning electrical smell. Consumer stopped the dishwasher, examined the electrical plug and saw that part of it had melted and was black. There was no active fire. Consumer hasn't used dishwasher since incident.

Bosch SHX68TL5UC/02

  • Date: 2/8/2018

65 YOM reported that dishwasher's power went out. Power cord at junction box burned out. This appears to be same problem as recalled dishwashers are experiencing. Consumer called for repairman & he agreed. Unit was not one on recall list.

Bosch SHP65T56UC/01

  • Date: 3/6/2018

45 YOF consumer owns a dishwasher which stopped working completely as it received no power. The junction box and connecting wires were black and charred. Consumer implies that this is a fire hazard.

Bosch Ascenta SHX3AR75UC/10

  • Date: 3/19/2018

60 YOF consumer's dishwasher melted at the electric plug component. The outlet was also burned and melted. Fire and smoke came from the inside of dishwasher. Consumer states this is a big fire hazard and could have burned more if the consumer was not at home.

Bosch SHX68T55UC/07

  • Date: 4/13/2018

The consumer reported that the dishwasher power cord heated up and melted.

Bosch SHX68T56UC

  • Date: 6/11/2018

Consumer indicated that dishwasher required a repair d/t electrical junction box issue. Consumer stated that it is identical issue covered in recall in similar model. The recall states "The dishwasher power cord can overheat and catch fire"

Bosch SHE68E05UC/01

  • Date: 6/18/2018

This was one of the dishwashers that was previously recalled. I had the recall work completed, which involved a cord replacement. On one incident, while the dishwasher was running, the lights flashed & there was a burning smell & the dishwasher stopped working.

Bosch SHP65TL5UC/09

  • Date: 7/20/2018

The Dishwasher overheated & melted the switch/junction box that is connected to under the sink. The electrician stated the braided wiring from the dishwasher power cord was to blame. The Dishwasher was not included in the updated recall.

Bosch SHE68T52UC

  • Date: 8/4/2018

Dishwasher stops working. Flashing error code indicates a problem with the internal board. We purchase a new dishwasher, same manufacturer, and go to install it with the same plug. Dishwasher flashes voltage error code. Tech determines that original cord was fried.

Bosch SHX45P05UC/60

  • Date: 8/6/2018

Consumer reported that dishwasher power cord caught fire and burned out the terminal connector.

Bosch SHP65TL6UC/09

  • Date: 8/11/2018

The consumer reported that the dishwasher had a wiring fire in the cord between the dishwasher and the power source within the connection box on the terminal block. This happened while the dishwasher was in the process of washing dishes.

Bosch SHE53TFUC/02

  • Date: 8/25/2018

Consumer reported that recently dishwasher stopped working. Consumer pulled dishwasher from cabinet & discovered that wire connectors in junction box on power cord had severely overheated & melted insulation & burnt wiring.

Bosch SHE68T52UC/02

  • Date: 9/6/2018

Consumer bought a dishwasher. Recently it displayed E09 error code. It was for control board or heating element. Control board was replaced by a tech. Code returned. Heater was not fixed. One night, consumer left door open to dry out. Arcing and popping was heard.

Bosch SHU3326UC

  • Date: 9/27/2018

Consumer reported smoke & flames was coming from dishwasher which was in drying cycle. Husband burned finger while he attempted to open door (wife provided 1st aid). Unit didn't stop running after door was opened & she had to trip breaker. Fire stopped & unit was turned off.

Bosch SHP68T55UC

  • Date: 9/29/2018

The consumer stated that the junction box on the dishwasher caught fire and melted connections. The consumer stated that this seems similar to the issue in the recall, but their model is not included in the list.

Bosch 800 Series

  • Date: 10/10/2018

Consumer reported that dishwasher stopped working. When checking wiring under sink, consumer found wires in supplied terminal box to be burned. Consumer stated that manufacture had many recalls for this problem but they say that this unit is outside recall.

Bosch SHX65T55UC/02

  • Date: 11/18/2018

We had turned on our dishwasher. The dishwasher had stopped running, and we thought it had completed the cycle. There were no panel lights, and the basin inside was still full of water. I found that the circuit breaker had tripped, & reset the breaker.

Bosch SHX46A05UC/46

  • Date: 12/3/2018

Dishwasher stopped working. In the course of trouble shooting power cord was unplugged and replugged back in. Shower of sparks emitted causing a fire. Cord quickly pulled out. Outlet and plug/cord charred.

Bosch SHU43C02UC/17

  • Date: 1/16/2019

Consumer saw smoke coming from under dishwasher while working in kitchen & immediately went to the garage and threw circuit breaker. Upon taking off cover to electrical hookup panel, bottom right side, wire nuts and wires were burned and disintegrated. Unit was under recall.

Bosch SHE53TF5UC

  • Date: 1/28/2019

The consumer stated that the dishwasher power cord overheated and burnt out under normal use.

Bosch SHPM78W56N/01

  • Date: 2/6/2019

Consumer noticed that dishwasher didn't run & it was showing E27 code meaning there is insufficient power. Consumer located power cord which leads to terminal block behind base cabinets & detected burning smell. Consumer discovered that terminal block burned.

Bosch SHU33A05UC

  • Date: 3/8/2019

On 3-5-19 the (dishwasher) front control panel caught on fire. It was a good thing we were home. Flames were 12 to 16 inches high. We got the fire out. (No Injuries Reported)

Bosch SHE44C05UC/20

  • Date: 3/24/2019

The dishwasher caught on fire at the control panel and was shooting sparks like a welder while running a load of pre-rinsed dishes. The plastic control panel and inside of the front door on the washer melted and caught fire. Counter top and hardwood floor also caught fire.

Bosch SHP53T55UC/09

  • Date: 4/24/2019

Consumer reported that dishwasher caught fire, scorched plastic case pretty badly, hot enough/long enough of arcing that it melted interior plastic of junction box. Box interior basically burnt up, wire coverings melted, wires scorched. Unit wasn't part of previous recall.

Bosch SHX7PT55UC/07

  • Date: 6/4/2019

Consumer's dishwasher stopped working . Consumer called a appliance company & they did a repair & replaced power cord and junction box. The cord & junction were completely fried as if there had been a fire in the box & the box was partially melted. Fire Hazard.

Bosch SHX68T55UC/02

  • Date: 6/5/2019

75 YOM heard noises & discovered that it came from dishwasher. It wasn't in use & he opened door which fell on lower part of right leg causing bruise & laceration. 70 YOF got bruise when she opened door & it fell on right leg at knee. They didn't require medical attention.

Bosch SHP65TL5UC/07

  • Date: 7/31/2019

The consumer stated that the white and black wire connectors on the dishwasher junction box failed (black fitting showed signs of melting). The consumer was told that their model number fell outside of the recall.

Bosch SHX3AR72UC/22

  • Date: 8/1/2019

Consumer reports that the dishwasher was giving off a burning smell and t hen stopped working about a week later. Upon inspection they discovered that the wires and other parts on the bottom were melted or charred and no longer useable. This happened before as as well.

Bosch SHX46A05UC/14

  • Date: 8/23/2019

The consumer stated that the dishwasher caught fire during use. The consumer stated that it looked like the fire began inside the junction box were the power cord goes into the dishwasher. It burned connectors and insulation, and melted plastic.

Bosch SHPM98W75N/10

  • Date: 8/27/2019

I went to turn on my dishwasher and discovered that the ON/OFF button was not functional. I disassembled the power cord junction box and discovered that the power lines connecting the dishwasher were burnt through. This incident could have started an electrical fire

Bosch SHPM78W55N/10

  • Date: 9/23/2019

Consumer reports that while using the dishwasher for only the second time they smelled a faint metallic smell but it went away bu the end of the cycle. When the unit was used again they heard loud popping sounds and discovered the wire to the junction box was scorched. .

Bosch SHU43C05UC/17

  • Date: 10/6/2019

Consumer reports that the dishwasher at home was in use when the area behind the cycle selection buttons on front of machine shorted out and caused a fire. Consumer used a fire extinguished to put out the fire. The flames had spread under the wood counter base.

Bosch SHU3302UC/U06

  • Date: 10/7/2019

Consumer reported that dishwasher caught on fire after running for about 15 minutes into wash cycle. She indicated that they were home & smelled something burning. Flames were shooting out of upper right corner of unit. They were able to stop it & cut power to circuit.

Bosch SHX68T55UC/02

  • Date: 10/15/2019

Consumer reports that the power cord of the dishwasher at home overheated and the unit stopped working. Consumer opened the power cord box and saw that it was burnt and sparking. Consumer shut off the breaker. A technician examined the dishwasher.

Bosch SPX5ES55UC/07

  • Date: 11/1/2019

The consumer reported that the dishwasher power cord caught fire.

Bosch SHU43C05UC/17

  • Date: 11/11/2019

Dishwasher was running normal cycle when hot plastic smell was noticed, following by abnormal sounds & bright flash. 29 YOM reported that smoke was pouring out of unit, & sizzling & popping noises emanating from it. Segmented display was flashing intermittent random lights.

Bosch SHP65TL5UC/09

  • Date: 11/13/2019

Consumer's wife noticed that there was water pooled at the bottom of the dishwasher at home after it had been used. Consumer opened the dishwasher's junction box and saw that the wires were blackened. The neutral wire was melted and no longer connected.

Bosch SHEM63W55N/10

  • Date: 12/2/2019

The consumer reported that the dishwasher power cord caught on fire. The consumer indicated that this model of the dishwasher is not covered under the recall.

Bosch SHX7PT55UC/07

  • Date: 12/3/2019

Consumer reported that, while installing garbage disposal, plumber had to pull the dishwasher out. It was discovered that the dishwasher was burned on its left side. There was a previous issue with the dishwasher that was corrected, the unit would go into a cycle by itself.

Bosch SHVM78W53N

  • Date: 1/2/2020

Consumer reported that dishwasher suddenly stopped working. Dishwasher tripped breaker. Original installer came back & discovered that part in dishwasher’s junction box had melted causing unit to stop working. She indicated that model was not included in recall.

Bosch SHX68T55UC/02

  • Date: 1/3/2020

Dishwasher stopped working. Repair technician & electrician were contacted they diagnosed problem as faulty electrical cord. They believe that power cord overheated causing contacts to break. Manufacture was contacted. Consumer was told that unit was not covered by recall.

Bosch SilencePlus SHP65T55UC/02

  • Date: 1/10/2020

Consumer reports that the dishwasher stopped working at home. The unit was under recall and had been retrofitted with a recall kit before the incident. The issue was a defective power module. A technician found burned wires and a burned power box.

Bosch SHPM65W52N/01

  • Date: 1/15/2020

The consumer stated that the dishwasher stopped working in Dec 2019. A certified service tech checked on Jan 2 and said the unit had burned wiring. The tech said had replaced a lot of this brand of [dish]washers with the same problem. Mfr said it's not on their recall list.

Bosch SHX3AR75UC

  • Date: 1/27/2020

The consumer stated that the bottom hinge of dishwasher is thick with black mold goo. It apparently does not get washed with the cycle. The consumer indicated that there is a black rubber flap covering the hinge and prevents the wash cycle from cleaning it.

Bosch SHP65T

  • Date: 1/31/2020

Consumer indicated that she & husband have dishwasher in home, that suddenly stopped working. Mfr. approved service provider after looking at the dishwasher determined it was a faulty cord. Cord was completely charred. Unit was not under recall.

Bosch 800 Series SHP68TL5UC/09

  • Date: 2/1/2020

[52 YOF] The electrical cord of the dishwasher malfunctioned, causing a small electrical fire under my sink. I extinguished the flames with a fire extinguisher. There were no injuries. Dishwasher was not washing a load of dishes at the time, but the door was part way open.

Bosch SHV68T53UC/07

  • Date: 2/18/2020

70 YOF consumer reports that the control panel on her dishwasher went out during a washing cycle and didn't finish. The circuit breaker was rurned off and she noticed a smokey smell coming from the unit. A service technician had to replace a known defective part.

Bosch 500 Series SHX68TL5UC

  • Date: 3/26/2020

75 YOM consumer reports that the spring on the dishwasher broke and te door fell off and hit his tibia and broke the skin as well as burned him. He also tried lifting the door with the help of his wife and it fell and burned their thighs.

Bosch SHE53TF5UC/07

  • Date: 5/23/2020

The Consumer stated that the dishwasher tripped its circuit breaker and stopped running. The Consumer called in a repairman. Found the power cord to the dishwasher had burned out the junction between the power source and the power cord. The part was black and badly burned.

Bosch SHS863WD5N/01

  • Date: 6/1/2020

The Consumer reported that the dishwasher power cord caught fire.

Bosch SHS863WD5N/10

  • Date: 6/30/2020

Consumer reports that the cord to the dishwasher caught on fire. The cord has a design issue that makes this a fire hazard. This is unsafe and could cause a fire.

Bosch SHV68T53UC

  • Date: 7/11/2020

The consumer reported that the dishwasher junction box caught on fire.

Bosch SHP865WD5N

  • Date: 7/16/2020

The Consumer stated that the dishwasher power cord caught fire inside the junction box.

Bosch 800 Series SHXM98W75N/10

  • Date: 7/17/2020

The Consumer stated that the dishwasher junction box shorted and burned.

Bosch SHEM63W55N/10

  • Date: 8/4/2020

51 YOM reports that the dishwasher junction box caught on fire at home.

Bosch SHE43RF6UC/64

  • Date: 8/31/2020

The Consumer, 74, stated that the handle used to open and close the dishwasher door cracked, his cutting finger. He stated that the dishwasher door continued to be opened and closed until the handle completely broke.

Bosch SHXM4AY56N/25

  • Date: 9/1/2020

The Consumer reported that their dishwasher caught fire causing damage to the dishwasher, kitchen floor and smoke damage. An appliance repair person said that the circuit board caught fire.

Bosch SHX46A06UC/21

  • Date: 9/4/2020

Consumer reports that the dishwasher was running a normal wash cycle when smoke was smelled. The fire department was called and they removed the unit and took it outside and extinguished the smok. It was found that a failed capacitor burned the wiring. Unsafe

Bosch 500 Series SHX55R56UC/64

  • Date: 9/9/2020

Consumer reports that the dishwasher was smoking during a normal cycle. Upon inspection it looks as if the motor caught on fire and burned through the outer part of the dishwasher. This is a dangerous fire hazard that could lead to injury or fatality.

Bosch SH878PW55N/11

  • Date: 9/11/2020

53 YOF reported, that the electric switch inside the junction box, that came with dishwasher caught fire and melted. She indicated that the unit is not listed among the effected by recall dishwashers.

Bosch SHU43C05/17

  • Date: 9/25/2020

Male consumer reports that the dishwasher caught fire during a normal washing cycle. There was intense smoke and pieces of plastic fell to the floor causing damage. The toxic smoke set off the fire alarm. The fire department put it out. This is a dangerous fire hazard.

Bosch SHE44C06UC/22

  • Date: 9/28/2020

While running the dishwasher an electrical smell was detected, which was coming from its front control panel. The consumer turned the unit off and shut off the breaker. The consumer found that the back of the control panel was black and burnt.

Bosch SHU33A06UC

  • Date: 10/4/2020

The consumer reported, that the dishwasher caught fire during a normal cycle, and the front panel buttons burned down, left a hole there and emitted a plastic smell.

Bosch SHE44C06UC/46

  • Date: 10/7/2020

The Consumer reported that the dishwasher control panel burned. The Consumer stated that their unit is not included in the product recall serial number range.

Bosch SHE53TF5UC/02

  • Date: 11/12/2020

Consumer reports that the dishwasher stopped working. Upon inspection they discovered that the junction box had burned wires. This is a fire hazard.

Bosch Series 800 SHXM78W55N/11

  • Date: 12/17/2020

36 YO consumer smelled plastic burning isolated to the dishwasher in the kitchen and found that the connection in junction box was hot and melting. Power to unit was removed. Tthere was ample neutral wire under the terminal before it melted.

Bosch SHU33A02UC/17

  • Date: 12/28/2020

The Submitter reported a fire in dishwasher control panel.

Bosch SHX68T55UC/01

  • Date: 1/8/2021

Consumer reports that they noticed burning smell when operating the dishwasher. They found that their model was subject to recall for a power cord issue. They scheduled recall repair & found that power cord had begun to melt where it plugs into dishwasher power module.

Bosch SHX68TL5UC/02

  • Date: 1/24/2021

The Consumer stated that the dishwasher power cord box caught fire.

Bosch SHX65T55UC/02

  • Date: 1/26/2021

My dishwasher stopped working. Although my unit's serial number falls just outside the range under the expanded recall, the problem was determined to be the unit's junction box, with burned wiring and melted plastic consistent with previous reports.

Bosch Silence Plus SHEM3AY56N/01

  • Date: 3/30/2021

The Consumer reported that the dishwasher stopped working mid-cycle. No power. When her husband opened the junction box underneath, he found a burned white wire. It melted about an 1" of the wire and the plastic screw connector, and soot was found inside the metal cover.

Bosch SHE68T52UC/02

  • Date: 5/10/2021

Dishwasher's power cord burned out & was replaced. Later consumer noticed leak from dishwasher & tech replaced door springs. She stated, that dishwasher's door no longer stays open on its own & furthermore, the door closes with extreme force.

Bosch SHX65T55UC/07

  • Date: 6/5/2021

The Consumer reported that the power cord box to their dishwasher burned.

Bosch Silence Plus SHX53T55UC/01

  • Date: 7/6/2021

The Consumer stated that the power cord junction box fried and shut off the dishwasher mid cycle. No injuries reported.

Bosch SHEM63W55N/11

  • Date: 7/22/2021

The consumer reported dishwasher E27 error. They checked the electrical box and found burnt wiring.

Bosch 800 Series SHX878WD5N/11

  • Date: 8/12/2021

The consumer noticed a burning smell coming from the rear of dishwasher and stopped using it. A repair technician found a faulty junction box with the neutral wire burned out and the inside of the box itself blackened. The consumer indicated, that this model not been recalled

Bosch Silence Plus SHXN8U55UC/09

  • Date: 8/15/2021

58 YOF indicated, that last dishwasher cycle small amount of water leaked mid cycle & next time they tried to run it, control panel failed to power on. Problem was fire in junction box. It incinerated all three cables inside box & burned small portion of wall behind unit.

Bosch SHE863WF5N/10

  • Date: 8/26/2021

Dishwasher was running for about 30 min. 40 YO consumer smelled electrical burning coming from it. Consumer turned it off & fuse for it. Hot wire inside housing caught fire/burned, which resulted in power cord melting to back of unit. Children age 13, 10, 7 & 4 were involved.

Bosch Silence Plus SHP65T55UC/07

  • Date: 8/31/2021

The consumer reported, that the dishwasher quit. There was found, that its junction box burnt.

Bosch 800 Series SHPM78Z54N/01

  • Date: 9/4/2021

Dishwasher junction box overheated over the course of a few months of normal use. The dishwasher suddenly stopped working and the error code indicated low voltage. Troubleshooting led to inspection of the junction box where melted wires and soot were discovered.

Bosch SHU3336UC/14

  • Date: 9/8/2021

The Consumer reported that electrical fire in the front panel of the dishwasher.

Bosch Silence Plus SHP865WF2N/11

  • Date: 9/13/2021

The Consumer stated that the dishwasher electrical box started to burn (he could smell the burning plastic). He disconnected the power source (circuit breaker). He contacted the company but was advised that his model is not on the recall list.

Bosch SHX68TL5UC/07

  • Date: 10/12/2021

Consumer reports that the dishwasher was leaking water. Upon inspection they found black mold growing in the drywall and insulation. The drywall was cut and removed and the insulation was treated with bleach. Unsafe product. Health hazard.


  • Date: 10/12/2021

The Consumer reported fire in the dishwasher's junction box.

Bosch SGE53U55UC/B3

  • Date: 10/23/2021

The Consumer reported that the dishwasher junction box overheated during drying the cycle, causing smoke visible and almost caught fire. The Consumer stated that 34 minutes were left on the cycle and it would have caught fire if they had not smelled the burnt plastic smell.

Bosch SHP875WF5N/11

  • Date: 10/28/2021

50 YOM consumer reports that there was an incident involving a dishwasher causing a short circuit.

Bosch SHX68E05UC/23

  • Date: 11/3/2021

Consumer reports that the dishwasher was in use when they noticed smoke coming from the unit. The unit had caught on fire while in use. Upon inspection it was burning the insulation and the plastic. They were able to extinguish the fire with a water sprayer.

Bosch SHX65T55UC/07

  • Date: 11/9/2021

Consumer reports that their 45 YOF wife attempted to turn on the dishwasher and id didn't come on. They found the power cord that was plugged into the wall outlet had melted and the fuse had tripped.

Bosch SHP865WF5N/11

  • Date: 11/20/2021

49 YOF reported, that the junction box was smoking and wires were black and melted on dishwasher. There was no fire due to homeowner intervention.

Bosch SHX878ZD5N/ SHEM3AY55N

  • Date: 12/16/2021

Upper outer side of dishwasher corner has sharp finish & while 82 YOM walked passed it door was down & opened, he was exposed to it, which caused laceration to left leg. He applied 1st aid to wound, as retired physician & got advisement from his physician.

Bosch SHPM78W55N/10

  • Date: 12/20/2021

Male consumer reports that the dishwasher was in use for approximately 90 minutes when he heard a loud popping sound. Upon inspection he found that the dishwasher’s power cord had melted and the breaker had tripped. The terminal box had shorted. Fire hazard.

Bosch SHX68T55UC/01

  • Date: 1/10/2022

67 YO consumer reports that after using the dishwasher they noticed a plastic burning smell. Upon inspection they found that the junction box and connected wires had overheated and began to burn. This junction box was a replacement for a recalled junction box.

Bosch SHX84AAF5N/27

  • Date: 1/14/2022

Consumer noticed burning electrical smell coming from under sink. Later, when running dishwasher, they found that junction power box connecting dishwasher had caught on fire & was charred. They removed junction box/power cord unit.

Bosch SHE68T56UC/01

  • Date: 2/3/2022

The Submitter reported a fire from a recalled dishwasher at a residence. There was smoke and minor fire damage. Occupants were home at the time of the fire. If they weren't, it could have been much worse. They were unaware there was a recall.

Bosch SHP865WF5N/0l

  • Date: 2/4/2022

Consumer stated, that dishwasher original power cord & box has brown burn marks, proving it was burn out power cord, that could have caught cabinet on fire. Technician rewired unit & informed consumer about recall for burned out power cords, which was exactly wrong with unit.

Bosch SHX65T55UC/07

  • Date: 2/17/2022

Consumer indicated, that dishwasher stopped working & reported E27 error code, which refers to not having proper voltage to dishwasher. While troubleshooting issue consumer found inside junction box all charred & white wire’s insulation was completely gone.

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