haier refrigerators

Information about the problems and breakdowns of Haier refrigerators that were reported from 2011 to 2020.

Common problems: burning, fire, smoke, turning on/off.

Faulty modules: compressor, door.


1 safety recalls announced

Haier America Recalls Top-Mount Refrigerators Due to Fire Hazard

  • Date: 10/25/2018

This recall involves the Haier models HA10TG31 with 10.1 cubic foot capacity. Only the following models and serial numbers are included in this recall: HA10TG31SB HA10TG31SS HA10TG31SW XX = E9, EA, EB, EC, F1, F2, F3, F4, F5, F6, F7, F8, F9, FA, FB, FC, G1, G2, G3, G4, G5, G6, G7, G8, G9, GA.

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10 issues reported


  • Date: 8/8/2011

Consumer's refrigerator top freezer did not close properly. The refrigerator had been serviced 3 occasions for similar issues. Last time that refrigerator was serviced, the issue was that refrigerator’s door had a gap and would not close properly.


  • Date: 9/26/2013

Wine cooler received power through surge protector. 31 YOM smelled smoke & located sourche to be wine cooler. Unit was unplugged. He noticed electronic components near AC input were scorched & plastic was beginning to melt. Three units have failed in same manner.

Haier HT18TW10SW

  • Date: 4/9/2014

Consumer reports that temp had never dropped below 6 degrees in the freezer compartment & not below 44 degrees in the refrigerator compartment. The retailer delivered a second one & he experienced the same problem with the unit. Someone could get sick from spoiled food.

Haier DD410RS

  • Date: 10/9/2018

Refrigerator controls stopped working & unit fails to self defrost. Inside coil froze up & entombed non-waterproof wiring connector in ice. When attempting to close door, coil was pierced & released refrigerant. [43 YOM] Operator was removed from area & complained of headache

Haier HA10TG31SB

  • Date: 1/19/2019

The Submitter reported that the refrigerator quit working. The compressor tries to start the makes a click sounds and shuts off. Components are hot to the touch. The Submitter stated that the model and serial number match recall.

Haier HA10TG31SB

  • Date: 6/26/2019

Consumer indicated, that they were notified, that model of refrigerator they purchased was defective. Repairman replaced part, & when they started using unit, it was extremely noisy, & refrigerator runs constantly. Unit won't turn off when cool.

Haier HA10TG31SW

  • Date: 6/30/2020

62 YOM consumer reports that the relay close to the compressor to the refrigerator is smoking. .This is unsafe and a fire hazard.


  • Date: 7/19/2020

The Consumer stated that the refrigerator had been recalled due to fire hazard. Their RV with that unit burned down. No one was there so it completely burned with all their camping/hunting equipment. The Consumer stated that they have not received any recall notice until now.


  • Date: 8/31/2020

The Submitter reported that a mini refrigerator caught fire at the backside. The Submitter stated that it was not an abused unit, simply installed in a secure room and used randomly. They found no previous recalls on this model.

Haier HA10TG218SW

  • Date: 10/7/2020

62 YOF consumer reports that the refrigerator is very hot to the touch and could burn someone. the unit gets hot enough to leave burn marks on items placed near it. She also reports that the unit freezes the food inside the unit despite low temp settings. Unsafe product.

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