GE Brand Dehumidifiers by Midea Recalled for Repair

Published 05/06 2014 08:07AM

Updated 05/06 2014 08:11AM

 About 15,000 GE Brand Dehumidifiers by Midea are Recalled for Repair.
 A component in the dehumidifier's compressor can short circuit, posing a fire hazard.
This recall involves 30-pint portable GE brand dehumidifiers. The dehumidifiers are white plastic and measure about 19 inches tall, 13 inches wide and 9 inches deep with a front-loading water bucket. "GE" and digital controls are located on top of the dehumidifier. Model, serial and manufacture dates are located on a label on the back of the dehumidifier. The model, serial and manufacture dates included in the recall are:
Model NumberSerial Number Begins with:Manufacture DateADKW30LNAT1, DT1, FT1 or GT12010/01 through 2010/04 (for January 2010 through April 2010)Incidents/Injuries
They were sold exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide from March 2010 to December 2010 for about $170.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dehumidifiers, unplug them and contact Midea for instructions on returning their recalled dehumidifier for a free repair. Consumers should not return the recalled dehumidifiers to the retailer where purchased.
Consumer Contact:  Midea toll-free at (855) 861-2799 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at and click on Product Recall Info at the bottom of the page under the Support heading.

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