Whirlpool Recalls Stacked Commercial Clothes Dryers Sold Under the ADC Brand Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)
Whirlpool Corporation has issued a voluntary recall for all ADC brand stacked commercial clothes dryers with a 30 lb. capacity and model number ADG-30X2R or ADG-30X2Ri. These dryers were sold in on-premise and coin-operated configurations for multi-unit housing, laundromats, and other facilities that use commercial laundry equipment. The recall is due to a potential fire hazard caused by overheating and ignition of the clothes load.
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Potential Risks or Issues
The recalled ADC brand commercial clothes dryers can overheat and ignite the clothes load, posing a fire hazard to users. This poses a significant risk of property damage and potential harm to individuals in the vicinity of the affected dryers.
Has Anyone Been Injured?
Whirlpool Corporation has received two reports of fuel overflow incidents, including one fire. Fortunately, no injuries have been reported so far.
About the Recall
This recall involves all ADC brand stacked commercial clothes dryers with a 30 lb. capacity and model number ADG-30X2R or ADG-30X2Ri. The model number for each unit is printed inside near the hinges of the upper door. The ADG-30X2R units were also sold in custom colors other than white to fit location branding. The logos and branding may appear differently depending on when the unit was manufactured.
Consumers are advised to immediately stop using the recalled models and contact Whirlpool Corporation for a free repair. Whirlpool is reaching out to known purchasers directly. For more information and to schedule an on-site repair, consumers can call Whirlpool Corporation at 844-943-0884 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. Alternatively, they can email email@example.com. Additional information can also be found at www.repair.whirlpoolcorp.com or at www.adclaundry.com by looking for the “Recall Information” banner in the middle of the page.
Where to Find Unique Identification of this Product
The unique identification of the recalled ADC brand stacked commercial clothes dryers can be found by checking the model number printed inside near the hinges of the upper door.
How Many Units Are Affected?
Approximately 2,500 units of the ADC brand 30 lb. capacity stacked commercial clothes dryers are affected by this recall.
Affected Batch/Date Range
All ADC brand stacked commercial clothes dryers with model numbers ADG-30X2R or ADG-30X2Ri are included in this recall, regardless of the manufacturing date.
Who is the Distributor(s)?
The distributor of the recalled ADC brand stacked commercial clothes dryers is Whirlpool Corporation, based in Benton Harbor, Michigan.
Places Where Recalled Product was Sold
The recalled ADC brand stacked commercial clothes dryers were sold in various locations including multi-unit housing, laundromats, and other facilities that utilize commercial laundry equipment.
Where was This Manufactured?
The ADC brand stacked commercial clothes dryers were manufactured in the United States.
Actions for Consumers
Consumers who own the recalled ADC brand stacked commercial clothes dryers should immediately stop using them and contact Whirlpool Corporation for a free repair. It is important to follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer to ensure the safety of the affected dryers.
Whirlpool Corporation is offering a free repair for the affected ADC brand stacked commercial clothes dryers. Consumers can contact Whirlpool Corporation at 844-943-0884 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an on-site repair. Whirlpool is also reaching out to known purchasers directly to arrange for the necessary repairs.
For additional information and updates regarding this recall, consumers can visit the following websites:
- Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Recall Alert
- Whirlpool Corporation Recall Information
- ADC Laundry Recall Information
Whirlpool Corporation has issued this recall in compliance with the regulations and guidelines set by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
How Can I Protect Myself From Falling Victim?
To protect yourself from falling victim to this recall, check the model number of your ADC brand stacked commercial clothes dryer. If it matches the recalled models ADG-30X2R or ADG-30X2Ri, stop using it immediately and contact Whirlpool Corporation for a free repair.
The recall of ADC brand stacked commercial clothes dryers by Whirlpool Corporation highlights the importance of product safety and prompt actions to address potential hazards. Consumers should always stay informed about product recalls and take appropriate measures to protect themselves and their property.