haier freezers

Information about the problems and breakdowns of Haier freezers that were reported from 2010 to 2014.

Common problems: burning, fire, not cooling, smoke.

Faulty modules: motor.


2 safety recalls announced

Haier America Expands Recall of Chest Freezers Due to Fire Hazard

  • Date: 4/2/2013

This recall involves the Haier models HNCM070E with 7.0 cubic foot capacity and ESNCM053E with 5.3 cubic foot capacity, and Black & Decker model BFE53 with 5.3 cubic foot capacity white chest freezers.

Haier America Recalls Chest Freezers Due to Fire Hazard

  • Date: 11/2/2010

This recall involves the Black & Decker Model BFE53 and Haier Model ESNCM053E 5.3 cubic foot capacity white chest freezers. Only Model BFE53 and Model ESNCM053E freezers with serial numbers beginning as follows are included in this recall: 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005, 1006, 1007.

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6 issues reported

Haier BFE53

  • Date: 9/21/2011

Freezer failed, food thawed & spoiled. Freezer was part of recall.

Haier BF53

  • Date: 8/2/2012

Consumer says she noticed everything in the chest freezer was thawed out. She turned the setting to the maximum, still it didn't turn on. She says there was smell of smoke by the grate on the side, and it was very hot.

Haier BFE53

  • Date: 12/13/2012

Consumer reported that chest freezer just shut down while plugged in. Its outside became very warm. Consumer stated that this freezer has same problem as recalled ones. It was not overloaded or in a tight space. No injuries were reported.

Haier BFE53

  • Date: 12/3/2013

A 30 YOF reports that a Freezer heated up and unthawed food. Freezer would not cool off even after unplugging, replugging and adjusting the temp settings.

Haier HNCM053E

  • Date: 4/10/2014

Consumer reported that freezer chest is located in garage & one day he came home & noticed burning smell. He stated unit was really hot to touch. He unplugged freezer. Everything inside of it was thawed.

Haier HNCM070E

  • Date: 8/26/2014

The motor burned up on our chest Freezer. We were on a week vacation, when we got home the house smelled like rotten meat & the room where we keep the freezer I heard a whirring noise followed by an electrical popping noise. I unplugged it. The food was defrosted.

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