frigidaire dishwashers

Information about the problems and breakdowns of Frigidaire dishwashers that were reported from 2011 to 2021.

Common problems: burning, fire, leaking, melting, overheating, sharp edges, smoke.

Faulty modules: control board, display, door, drum, heating element, motor, rack, sensor, thermostat.


103 issues reported

Frigidaire PLDB999CC0

  • Date: 6/3/2012

Consumer reports that while the dishwsasher was running, she heard a loud zapping noise and smoke started coming out of the unit. She opened it up and discovered the smoke was coming the dishwasher door and found the circuit board at the top of the door was burned.

Frigidaire PLDB998AC

  • Date: 3/13/2011

Consumers say dishwasher had smoke & flames coming out of the front panel. A tech inspection showed that a burn out in the inside heating element had caused the electronic control in the front panel controlling the heat element had burnt out causing the incident.

Frigidaire FD64315LFCO

  • Date: 3/29/2011

Consumer reports that the dishwasher's heating element become very hot while in use. The heat had melted several items in the dishwasher and also melted the water sprayer of the unit. Dishwasher also turns on by itself.

Frigidaire PLD4375RFC0

  • Date: 4/8/2011


Frigidaire AquaAssure LED8500FEE0

  • Date: 4/15/2011

During cycle, dishwasher went to error code but continued to heat the heating element, melting the bottom spray arm to the heat element. This heated the counter top so it couldn't be touched. Consumer believes it could have started a fire.

Frigidaire PLDB998C0

  • Date: 6/22/2011

37YOM’s dishwasher caught fire. He smelled burning plastic & saw smoke coming from behind the electronic controls on the top of the washer door. His wife turned off the circuit breaker & he removed the front panel to see a charred circuit board & wiring scorched.

Frigidaire PLD4375RFC3

  • Date: 7/6/2011

Consumer reports that the dishwasher did not finish it's cycle and the heating element remained on overnight resulting in the bottom spray wand and dishes in the dishwasher melting. The heating element did not turn off until they opened the unit after smelling a burning smell

Frigidaire Gallery Series PLD8999AC0

  • Date: 7/25/2011

Dishwasher’s door balance suspension has failed. Door is free to fall unless maintained in closed, locked position. Door is very heavy.

Frigidaire FDB1100RHM

  • Date: 8/15/2011

Consumer purchased this dishwasher 3 years ago. Once coming home 5 hours later consumer's wife found dishwasher stuck in cycle. As result heat element continued to heat & it resulted in collapse of element & it burned two holes in tub.

Frigidaire FDBB944CB0

  • Date: 9/9/2011

Consumer's dishwasher upon entering the heat dry mode started burning. Consumer has been forced to manually shut the dishwasher off and wait for the smoke to clear before removing the dishes & turning off heat dry option.

Frigidaire PLDB999CC0

  • Date: 9/30/2011

The control board of consumer's dishwasher burned, burning and melting the plastic housing. The fire was contained in the metal door.

Frigidaire Gallery Series FGBD2432KF

  • Date: 10/6/2011

18 MOM was playing with toys on belly in front of dishwasher. He lifted foot & sliced it open on right heel against stainless steel edge on back side of dishwasher's front panel. Injury required 7 stitches.

Frigidaire FDB1050REC2

  • Date: 11/10/2011

Consumer reports that the dishwasher had been leaking slightly. Found the plug where the heating element was attached to the unit had overheated, causing the seal to burn away allowing water to leak which leaked onto the wired terminal causing a short and some corrosion.

Frigidaire FDB956RBC

  • Date: 11/26/2011

Consumer reports she heard a noise from the dishwasher and saw the panel was on fire and the coil heater on the bottom stayed on even though the unit was not in use or turned on at the time. Consumer took off the panel and saw a huge burn hole in the unit.

Frigidaire GSB5712BBO

  • Date: 12/17/2011

Consumer has dishwasher that smolders & therefore cannot be used.

Frigidaire FME330RGS

  • Date: 1/31/2012

Consumer’s house was on fire & cause of it was dishwasher. In past he had problems with dishwasher melting plastic dishes & containers. When incident happened he put glassware, silverware & plastic containers inside dishwasher & left after started it. Damage was at $20,000

Frigidaire FDBB945DC0

  • Date: 2/1/2012

Cons ran the dishwasher on normal cycle and later noted it was on dry cycle which she didn't select so canceled it. Midnight she was awakened by smoke alarm and the house was filled with smoke coming from the unit which was running again & didn't shut off by opening the door.

Frigidaire PLDB998AC1

  • Date: 2/4/2012

Consumer reports that the wheels on the dishwasher racks are constantlt popping off and the one that popped off began burning on the heating element.

Frigidaire FGHD2433KF1

  • Date: 2/15/2012

After regular dishwasher use, a cycle ran over night, the dishwasher door leaks water onto the floor upon opening. Retailer sent repair technicians 8 times, but were not able to resolve issue. Water doesn't make it to dishwasher tub & instead spills onto floor.

Frigidaire PLD2560LCC1

  • Date: 2/28/2012

While dishwasher wasn't in use consumer noticed electric burning odor. Odor was strongest when he got closer to appliance. Circuit breaker was powered off. Electrician advised consumer to leave circuit breaker off because it posed fire hazard.

Frigidaire FDB520RHB0

  • Date: 3/15/2012

Consumer reports a few minutes after the dishwasher was turned on, the unit sparked and smoked. Consumer called the fire department and disconnected the power. He says the fireman told that the junction box was drawing too many amps and caused the fire.

Frigidaire FDB510LCBO

  • Date: 4/29/2012

54 YOM's dishwasher was set to run on "Normal" cycle before he & his wife went to bed--and it was still running in "Hot Dry" mode when they got up the next morning, about 7 hours later.

Frigidaire FDB4315LF

  • Date: 5/3/2012

While dishwasher was in use consumer noticed smell of smoke & unit became so hot that countertop above was too hot to touch. After tripping breaker consumer opened door & found sprayer arm, part of door assembly & insulation were melted, as well as several plastic items.

Frigidaire PLD28508RDC2

  • Date: 5/10/2012

Metal part of lower spray arm on consumer's dishwasher appears to have gotten so hot during cycle that it caused plastic part to melt. Dishwasher displays "CL" error code toward end of cycle. She has noticed increase in her allergic symptoms during time of malfunction.

Frigidaire PLDB998CC0

  • Date: 7/23/2012

Consumer reports that the dishwasher started to smoke, and then small flames came out the front panel. After unplugged the unit and removed the front panel, the consumer noticed the main circuit board had shorted out, causing the smoke and fire in the front.

Frigidaire GPDB998JC1

  • Date: 8/10/2012

Caller started dishwasher & within 5 to 10 minutes smoke emitted from the front panel & then flames were coming out of the same area. The caller pressed cancel & immediately unplugged the unit. Repair person replaced the circuit board after it was completely burned out.


  • Date: 8/13/2012

consumer was awakened by smoke alarm & found smoke coming from the top of dishwasher. The electronic panel on the inside of the door had been burning due to a short circuit. The underside of kitchen cabinet was on fire & consumer used a fire extinguisher to put out the fire.

Frigidaire FDB1050REB2

  • Date: 9/6/2012

Dishwasher caught fire in the kitchen. Consumer stated that this home is a licensed group home for 6 intellectually disabled adults. Nobody was hurt because fire alarm system warned occupants & fire extinguishers were used to extinguish the fire.

Frigidaire PLD2850RDC0

  • Date: 9/19/2012

a Dishwasher is leaking water. Service person identified that heating/drying element had warped causing it to come in contact with liner & melting small hole in bottom of unit. Service person recommended turning off breaker & unwiring unit. fire hazard.

Frigidaire FDB949GFB2

  • Date: 9/29/2012

Consumer says while the dishwasher was running they began to smell an electrical/plastic burning odor. He says they checked and found the top left of the dishwasher had melted plastic and after unscrewing the top panel they found the electrical wires melting.

Frigidaire PLD4375RFC2

  • Date: 12/22/2012

Consumer reports that dishwasher has defective control panel design - water leaks in and shorts out control panel. Manufacturer replaced control panel in unit once during warantee perioud. Manufacturer is willing to cover part, but not replacement service.

Frigidaire FDB956RBC1

  • Date: 12/22/2012

After a normal load cycle had completed on a dishwasher, a 33 YOM heard a light buzzing from the control panel area, followed by smoke. Upon opening the panel to look at the circuit board, he found that a short had occurred; circuits had arced & began burning the board.

Frigidaire FGHD2433KF0

  • Date: 1/21/2013

Consumer reports that dishwasher started stoming. Consumer noticed that heater elements was rusted through to electrical elements. Consumer came downstairs after going to bed & smelled smoke before it would become major fire.

Frigidaire TLOB999CC0

  • Date: 2/8/2013

The consumer reports that the dishwasher caught fire in the electrical control panel.

Frigidaire FDB510LCSO

  • Date: 5/1/2013

The consumer reported that the dishwasher was the origin and cause of a house fire.

Frigidaire PLD2850RDC1

  • Date: 5/15/2013

A 62 YOF ran the dishwasher through a regular cycle. There seemed to be more steam than usual toward the end of the cycle & she could smell a plastic burning odor. When she opened the door, it was so extraordinarily hot &, the soap holder latch had completely melted.

Frigidaire FDB520RHB2A

  • Date: 5/31/2013

Consumer was using his dishwasher & the heating element melted the plastic causing a leak from a crack on the left rear corner of the unit. Water leaked underneath the dishwasher & went through the wood floor leaking onto the basement. There was flood in the basement.

Frigidaire FDB4315LFSO

  • Date: 6/21/2013

Consumer noticed smoking smell coming from dishwasher while it was running. Consumer stopped dishwasher & took off bottom panel. There were melted wires & components, & evidence of a near fire visible.

Frigidaire FFBD0246NS0A

  • Date: 6/26/2013

69 yom was installing water hose coupler to underneath of dishwasher & lacerated the top part of his hand in 2 places. He bled profusely & applied ice. This was caused by sharp edge on the machine that had not been deburred before leaving the factory.

Frigidaire Gallery Series GLDB954BS1

  • Date: 9/12/2013

Consumer reported that dishwasher threw spark from vent holes & then released steady stream of black smoke from the handle area. The repair man stated that the P-5 connection burnt from relay causing extensive smoke. The house filled with electrical smoke smell.

Frigidaire LFBD2409LM0B

  • Date: 9/23/2013

Consumer reported that this dishwasher stopped working & smell of burning plastic was all over house. Wires in junction box under dishwasher were all charred. Circuit breaker on main panel tripped as result.

Frigidaire FDB2310LCC2

  • Date: 11/27/2013

Aftr dishwasher completed cycle heating element stayed on. Consumer's spouse informed her that he smelled burning plastic odor. She discovered that unit never powered off. Plastic racks had melted. It was switched off at circuit breaker. It turned on when she bumped into it.

Frigidaire FPHD2491KF0

  • Date: 12/8/2013

The dishwasher burnt up in a small fire during a normal operation of the machine. Fire appears to be contained to the bottom right hand side. Dishwasher no longer functions. The fire caused minor damage and did not spread.

Frigidaire FDB520RHB

  • Date: 12/9/2013

The dishwasher in consumer's home started a fire in the kitchen/eat in kitchen area doing extensive damage to the entire home and personal contents. Consumers were displaced, living in a hotel for over three months. No injuries.

Frigidaire FDBB4365FBV0

  • Date: 12/27/2013

Dishwasher had been in used for 60-90 minutes & was on drying cycle when consumer & her husband bituced odor & smoke in kitchen. They saw sparks emitting from bottom of unit, opened door & saw flames. Husband put fire out with extinguisher.

Frigidaire FDB4050LHB0

  • Date: 12/27/2013

Dishwasher was running on drying cycle when door blew open & fire was inside dishwasher. Hole bured on left side of dishwasher. Fire scorched side of counter. Consumer turned off circuit breaker. She threw water to put fire out. Element split in half.

Frigidaire FGHD2465NF0A

  • Date: 1/26/2014

The consumer stated that the top washing arm of the dishwasher broke off during the cycle. The dishwasher continued to run, and the piece that broke off was heated and charred during the heat to dry cycle. When they returned home it smelled as if something was on fire.

Frigidaire FDB2000RFC1

  • Date: 3/3/2014

The consumer stated that his dishwasher had been giving off a burning electrical odor on and off for a few months. One day the odor got very strong and visible smoke was coming out of the control panel.

Frigidaire FDBB945DC0

  • Date: 6/19/2014

Dishwasher sparked by control panel & started smoking. Kitchen was filled with smoke. Consumer was home when this happened and turned off the circuit breaker. Consumer wasn't using dishwasher when this happened.

Frigidaire FDB520RHS2A

  • Date: 8/20/2014

Dishwasher had 4 service calls including 3 of a failed washer motor impeller component that when it fails, the Dishwasher becomes "stuck" in the washing cycle without water being present and becomes overheated. Consumer is concerned it could have started a fire.

Frigidaire FBD2400KB5B

  • Date: 12/29/2014

The consumer stated that the smoke alarms went off after the dishwasher was started. The whole house was filled with smoke. The dishwasher had flames coming from the top. A neighbor got the fire out. There was property damage to the kitchen and smoke damage everywhere else.

Frigidaire GSB5712BQ

  • Date: 3/13/2015

Consumer reported that while dishwasher was in use for few seconds it started to emit smoke. He opened front panel of its door & noticed that electrical wiring had melted, control panel was charred & plastic upper part of door melted.

Frigidaire Gallery Series FGBD2438PB3A

  • Date: 9/19/2015

It is reported that the heating coil of the dishwasher continues to burn a hole in the bottom of the tub. This has happened three times. This may be a fire hazard. Floods floor once it has burned through the tub and blocks drain hose.

Frigidaire FGBD2483PWDA

  • Date: 10/3/2015

Consumer reported that the heating element in the bottom of the dishwasher warped and burned a hole in the plastic tub. Water from the dishwasher was pouring out of the bottom onto the electrical parts of the dishwasher.

Frigidaire FGID2466QWOH

  • Date: 1/21/2016

A 59 YOF reported that earlier they replaced Dishwasher’s main pcb & control panel. She said that the dishwasher failed again. A tech found out that the dishwasher caught on fire, started from the printed circuit board & the entire cavity where the electronic reside burned.

Frigidaire FDB4050LHS1

  • Date: 1/30/2016

56 YOM reported that dishwasher overheated and melted some container on the top rack. He noticed that the dishwasher when running starts and stops and doesn't clean the dishes and overheats

Frigidaire FDB2410HIS2A

  • Date: 3/15/2016

Caller stated that while the dishwasher was placed into cycle about 10 mins later she smelled a burning odor. She noticed smoke emitting from the bottom right of the vent, she placed a camera under it to video the incident. The video showed wires burning red.

Frigidaire FFBD2405KW0A

  • Date: 8/4/2016

Consumer reported that dishwasher's heating element got so hot that it burned hole into bottom of unit. Consumer was home & noticed water on floor & turned dishwasher off. Consumer stated that water caused damage to wood floors.

Frigidaire FFBD2411NS0A

  • Date: 9/29/2016

Coil on dishwasher came dislodged from metal clamps that are supposed to keep it in place. It was resting on plastic bottom of unit. It burned marks into bottom of dishwasher causing holes that melted clear to underside of dishwasher making holes where water poured out.

Frigidaire Gallery Series FGID2466QF

  • Date: 10/23/2016

The consumer, 59, stated that twice he's cut his finger on the edge of the dishwasher above the handle when he opened the machine.

Frigidaire FBGD2435NW0A

  • Date: 11/2/2016

Dishwasher was running on heavy wash cycle when wife noticed 39 YOM of bad smell coming from unit. He discovered that smell was in door & pressed cancel. He found two wiring connectors to door switch had melted & charred. He stated that it appears that door switch failed.

Frigidaire FGBD2445NF1A

  • Date: 11/22/2016

Recently 59 YOM noticed water all over hardwood floors in the kitchen. Upon further searching he found out the heating element in the dishwasher had warped and melted through the bottom of the dishwasher and caused the water to run out onto floor.

Frigidaire FFBD2407LW1C

  • Date: 1/5/2017

[40 YOF] was running dishwasher, it started to smell like it was burning. I opened it up & element was hissing & popping. There was a lawsuit against manufacturer of this dishwasher for faulty control panels that caused heating element to overheat & catch fire or melt.

Frigidaire FDB510LCS3

  • Date: 1/25/2017

The consumer stated that her dishwasher developed a leak. She found a hole in the tub which she stated was burned and melted through the tub because the heating element was not properly supported by the support brackets. The heating element warped and touches the tub.

Frigidaire FGBD2445NQ

  • Date: 2/20/2017

Consumer's dishwasher was leaking. Upon pulling the dishwasher out, a wash cycle was used to find the leak. The tub was deformed, the heating element was warped and touched the plastic tub and had burned a hole in it, causing the leak. Sprayer arm was also deformed.

Frigidaire FGBD2438PW

  • Date: 2/23/2017

Heating element seemed to have overheated and warped causing the bottom sprayer arm to hit it and melt, as well as the heating element to burn a hole in the bottom of dishwasher and flood 3 rooms in our home.

Frigidaire Gallery Series LGID2475QF6A

  • Date: 3/10/2017

Consumer reported that dishwasher can be opened, while it is running, by 18 MOF. He is afraid that she may become burned by the steam & water. it doesn't open with force of water running while it is washing dishes but if baby pulls door of dishwasher, it does come open.

Frigidaire FGBD2438PF4A

  • Date: 5/11/2017

Heating element in dishwasher burned hole in plastic bottom side of pan.

Frigidaire FGBD2445NF1A

  • Date: 5/23/2017

The consumer stated that the dishwasher melted through it's bucket and charred the lower spray arm. It was less than three years old and was purchased new. The consumer had to flood the entire kitchen as it melted through the bottom of the bucket.

Frigidaire FDB126RBS4

  • Date: 7/19/2017

Consumer ran a load through dishwasher, when opened up, spray arm was partially out of bottom of dishwasher and plastic was melted. Consumer states this is a fire hazard.

Frigidaire FRIGID2466QW

  • Date: 8/10/2017

94 YOM was loading dishwasher & turned to reach for something when his shin hit corner of dishwasher while it was down, & dishwasher had exposed sharp metal, which sliced his shin open. He had to see multiple doctors & have bandages changed daily.

Frigidaire FDB2410

  • Date: 9/19/2017

The consumer stated that the top water supply hose in the dishwasher is about an inch too short. It wiggled itself free of the clamp and flooded the area beneath the dishwasher and tripped the GFCI breaker on the box under the sink. Had to rewire the area given the flood.

Frigidaire FGBD2445NB8A

  • Date: 10/9/2017

Dishwasher was leaking. Consumer found that heating element warped enough to deform clips that were holding it up from bottom of plastic tub. Warped element was in contact with bottom of plastic tub long enough to burn through & cause water to leak out.

Frigidaire FGBD2438PF6A

  • Date: 10/31/2017

We noticed a burning smell coming from the kitchen. We could see light smoke coming from around the dishwasher. We turned it off, & opened the door. Upon inspection, the heating element inside of the unit had overheated & warped down touching & burning the plastic tub.

Frigidaire FGBD2438PF7A

  • Date: 10/29/2017

Consumer notices puddles of water under kitchen floor and discovered that dishwasher heating element had warped & melted hole in bottom of plastic tub. Heating element came into contact with tub bottom, burning hole & flooding wooden kitchen floor & basement.

Frigidaire Gallery Series FGBD2438PB4A

  • Date: 10/29/2017

Dishwasher's heating element has melted hole in bottom of internal plastic housing. Consumers had been noticing plastic or electric smell for couple of weeks. Consumer noticed stream of water coming out from under dishwasher. Heating element was warped.

Frigidaire FGBD2445NF4A

  • Date: 1/2/2018

51 YOF indicated that kitchen flooded & they realized that water was coming from dishwasher. Hole burned through inside of dishwasher under heating element, & burned hole right through outside base as well. Water accumulating on floor & damaged inside island & floor.

Frigidaire FFBD2411NSOA

  • Date: 2/15/2018

55 YOF consumer has a dishwasher. Unit started to smell of burning plastics. She stated that melting occurred on side, washing arms and around heating element of dishwasher. A plastic pot melted. She got a burned hand. Consumer implies this is a safety hazard.

Frigidaire FDB956RBC1

  • Date: 3/30/2018

The consumer stated that while their dishwasher was running on a normal cycle, it started sparking which turned into a flame immediately. the consumer was in the kitchen at the time and put the fire out. The control board and panel was burned up and will not work anymore.

Frigidaire FGBD2438PW4A

  • Date: 4/2/2018

Heating element malfunctioned & melted through plastic tub of dishwasher. Appears to be long term issue that finally resulted in damage to dishwasher & water spilling onto our floor. Machine is not usable & manufacturer will do nothing to repair or replace product.

Frigidaire Gallery Series FGBD2438PFOA

  • Date: 5/19/2018

Consumers found leak in basement while dishwasher was running. Heating element has warped & bent down into tub, which had melted. Water was pouring from bottom of dishwasher. Element had burned causing browning.

Frigidaire FDB1200RGC0

  • Date: 5/23/2018

The consumer's pet dog was sitting down with his back against the closed dishwasher & when he got up his leg brushed the unit & he was cut. The dog severed his Achilles Tendon requiring major surgery.

Frigidaire FGBD2438PF7A

  • Date: 9/28/2018

Consumer reported that dishwasher in kitchen started leaking water from underneath. Upon inspection consumer noticed that heating element had sagged down into tub & melted hole through plastic to outside. He stated it wasn't designed with enough support to prevent this.

Frigidaire Gallery Series FGBD2438PB3A

  • Date: 10/24/2018

61 YOF reported that recently they discovered that the heating element had burned a hole in the bottom of the dishwasher and water was running through the floor into the basement. She stated that the dishwasher caused damage to their home and presented a potential fire hazard

Frigidaire Gallery Series FGBD2445NQ7A

  • Date: 12/5/2018

Our dishwasher was not cleaning the dishes properly. Upon investigation it was discovered that the heating element had burnt a 2 inch wide by 8 inch long hole in the base of the dishwasher. This could have caused a fire, Also water damage.

Frigidaire LFID2426TF

  • Date: 4/5/2019

Consumer suffered cuts to the hands while opening and closing the door of the refrigerator. The black plastic edging below the handle along the top of the washer is sharp. Consumer has been cut multiple times, and other family members have suffered cuts as well.

Frigidaire LFID2426TF

  • Date: 5/2/2019

Consumer reports that the dishwasher had smoke coming from it after installation. The lower spray bar was laying on the heating element and it melted.

Frigidaire FGBD2438FP7A

  • Date: 6/18/2019

Consumer reports that the dishwasher was leaking water on the floor and on the cords creating an electrical hazard. Also, the consumer reported that the heating element was warped and dropped to the bottom of the unit creating a hole and is a severe fire hazard.

Frigidaire GLDB953CS0

  • Date: 6/30/2019

46 YOM reports that his dishwasher was smoking/smelled like burnt plastic and didn't stop until it was removed from power. The dishwasher wasn't running a cycle. When the front panel was removed it was discovered a spot of black charred plastic and scorch marks as well.

Frigidaire FGBD2438PF7A

  • Date: 8/8/2019

CX reports heating element of dishwasher in his home melted lower spray arm assembly & plastic tub. This caused water to emit from the unit during the next wash cycle. CX believes the melting occurred during a drying cycle.


  • Date: 9/7/2019

The consumer stated that the heating element in the dishwasher melted hole in the bottom. Water leaked through the floor and into the basement.

Frigidaire FGID2466QF

  • Date: 10/28/2019

Consumer reports that the heating element of the dishwasher melted all the way through the bottom of the dishwasher. This is dangerous as it could start a fire.

Frigidaire Gallery Series FG1P2468UF0A

  • Date: 2/7/2020

Dishwasher is fire hazard & manufacturer will not allow me to get new product. Dishwasher drum & lower spray arm has melted & is safety hazard/fire hazard. Tub melted hole in tub from heating element. Lower spray arm came apart and melted

Frigidaire FGBD2438PF0A

  • Date: 2/23/2020

The consumer stated that the heating element to their dishwasher burned through the plastic liner and caused a hole that burns any time they use the dishwasher and leaks water all over the floor. The consumer says it is also a fire risk if they continue to use the dishwasher.

Frigidaire BGHD2433KF1

  • Date: 4/8/2020

The Consumer stated that while their dishwasher was running through its cycle, they smelled electrical burning smoke. When they looked underneath the dishwasher, there were blackened wires in area where the heating element attached underneath. They disconnected the burnt wire

Frigidaire Gallery Series FGHD2433KF1

  • Date: 5/19/2020

Dishwasher has not been heating during the drying cycle. Consumer stated that when diagnosing the problem, it was discovered that the "female disconnect" has fused to the high limit thermostat. The "female disconnect" definitely looks burnt.

Frigidaire FGBD2438PF4A

  • Date: 8/20/2020

Consumer reports that they observed water leaking from the dishwasher onto their floor. Upon inspection they found that the dishwasher had burned and melted plastic drippings along with soot on the bottom area of the unit.. Fire hazard and unsafe.

Frigidaire FFID2426TD3A

  • Date: 10/13/2020

The Consumer reports that their dishwasher has started burning itself. The Consumer stated that the heater ring is at the bottom of the dishwasher and when heated dry is turned on, it starts to burn the water sprayer which is a major fire hazard.

Frigidaire Gallery Series FGBD2437PW4A

  • Date: 2/9/2021

The Consumer reported that their dishwasher heating element burnt a hole through the bottom of the tub. The Consumer stated that they only ran it on "normal wash".

Frigidaire FFBD2411NB6B

  • Date: 3/13/2021

Dishwasher shot out 2-foot bolts of electricity when 72 YO consumer went to close the door after unloading it & smelled burning wires. Fire Dept. was called & they disconnected machine, explaining that control panel had shorted out & melted.

Frigidaire FFCD2413US1A

  • Date: 6/19/2021

Consumer reports that the dishwasher was running a cycle when it started making a loud noise. They opened the door to see what was wrong and found nothing and closed it. It would not turn on afterwards. The breaker was reset and the unit started smoking. Fire hazard

Frigidaire FFBD2411NS6B

  • Date: 7/8/2021

Dishwasher was opened after completing cycle & it had smell of burned plastic & deformation of some of plastic components of interior. Unit was run on low heat setting. 27 YOF indicated, that high temperature thermostat sensor was found to be dead & they had to unplug unit.

Frigidaire FFBD1831US0A

  • Date: 10/28/2021

Consumer reports that after purchasing the dishwasher to help facilitate the sale of their home they only used the unit once after instillation. The dishes came out wet. Upon inspection the water went from 126 degrees to 109 & the drying cycle only to 107 not 350.

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