kenmore washing-machines

Information about the problems and breakdowns of Kenmore washing machines that were reported from 2012 to 2020.

Common problems: fire.

Faulty modules: buttons.


1 safety recalls announced

LG Recalls Top-Loading Washing Machines Due to Risk of Injury

  • Date: 12/18/2012

The recall involves three LG and three Kenmore Elite Brand top-loading washing machine models manufactured between February 2010 and November 2011. The units come in beige, white and graphite steel colors. Recalled washing machines have the following model and serial number ranges: LG WT5001CW, WT5101HV and WT5101HW; Kenmore Elite 29002, 29272 and 29278.

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2 issues reported

Kenmore Elite 796.29272001

  • Date: 6/1/2020

Consumer reports that after the washing machine was in us for about twenty minutes the top flew off and several sides were dented and several pieces of the unit were broken. The machine also moved out of place during this incident. This is a dangerous product and could cause

Kenmore Elite 417.94130000

  • Date: 9/10/2012

Owner stated that his washer & a dryer set are posing a fire hazard. He pushed the power button & the button will come on. After the button comes on the screen turns gray. When he tries to turn them off it would not respond. While moving the unit he suffered back pain.

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