electrolux dishwashers

Information about the problems and breakdowns of Electrolux dishwashers that were reported from 2011 to 2012.

Common problems: electric shock, fire, smoke.

Faulty modules: control board, door.


4 issues reported

Electrolux PLDB998CC0

  • Date: 6/18/2011

While not in use there was a fire that started in consumer’s dishwasher. The only way to shut it down was shutting it off at the circuit breaker that 41YOF had to figure out quickly that it was burning The cause of the fire was the mother/circuit board of the unit.

Electrolux PLDB998CCO

  • Date: 9/9/2011

Consumer reports that the cicruit board of the dishwasher shorted out and arced at the post labeled P5 on the board. Flames began to shoot out of the door panel of the dishwasher. Consumer was able to extinguish the fire and cut off power to the unit.

Electrolux DGHD2433KF1

  • Date: 10/8/2012

A 30 YOM installed an under counter dishwasher as per the manufacturer's instructions. He reports that every time water would drip from the counter & land onto the control panel, the unit would short-circuit. He received a small electric shock while selecting a cycle.

Electrolux PLDB998CC0

  • Date: 12/24/2012

Consumer noticed burning odor coming from kitchen & saw smoke coming out of vent near handle on dishwasher. Consumer tripped circuit breaker & removed front panel from dishwasher & found burned control board which started melting plastic cover.

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