Cove Appliance recalls 42,000 dishwashers due to fire hazard

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(WHEC) — Cove Appliance is recalling approximately 42,000 dishwashers after some have failed to properly shut off, posing a fire hazard.

Cove Appliance is recalling their 24-inch built-in residential dishwashers with the model numbers DW2450 and DW2450WS. The recalled dishwashers have serial numbers 20000100 through 20044445. The model number, serial number, and date code can be found on the product rating plate inside the dishwasher.

The recalled dishwashers were sold from February 2018 through May 2021.

If you have one of these models, consumers are advised to immediately stop using, unplug them from their power source, and contact Cove Appliance at 888-651-9376 or, e-mail at to schedule a free repair.

So far, Cove Appliance has received five reports of a burning smell, flames, and smoking inside the dishwashers. No injuries have been reported.

For more information on the recall, click here.