Bosch Dishwasher Recall List (All Dates and Models)
Bosch is one of the most reliable dishwasher brands, so much that even the NY Times and the Wirecutter often rank them highly in nearly every test. But, every once in a while, certain models can overheat or malfunction.
The most common Bosch dishwasher problems include them going on fire, power cords overheating, all of which pose a threat to homeowners, with reports of property damage as well.
Bosch recalled 476,000 units on January 15th, 2009 for 51 total incidents, 30 of them being reports of fire and property damage. On October 01, 2015, 149,000 units were recalled due to the electrical cord overheating and five fire reports. Finally, the last recall took place on October 20, 2017, where 408,000 units were recalled for power cords overheating.
How Long is the Warranty on a Bosch Dishwasher?
Bosch dishwasher warranty includes a one-year limited warranty on parts and labor. The extended warranty will give you another 1-2 years.
Is There a Bosch Dishwasher Recall in 2022?
There is no known Bosch dishwasher recall for 2022. The last recall took place in 2017. It is possible other Bosch dishwashers need to be recalled, but there’s no further information about the company planning to do another recall.
Current & Past Bosch Dishwasher Recalls
Recall Date: January 15, 2009
Name of Product: Bosch® and Siemens® Model Dishwashers
Units: Approximately 476,500
Manufacturer: BSH Home Appliances Corp., of Huntington Beach, Calif.
Hazard: The electrical component in certain Bosch dishwashers can start overheating and pose a fire hazard to homeowners/consumers.
Incidents or Injuries: BSH Home Appliances had 51 reports of actual incidents, of which 30 reports are fires that resulted in actual property damage. No injuries were reported, but there’s a serious risk involved here due to the fire.
Description: The recall involved specific Bosch® and Siemens® dishwashers models that were manufactured anywhere from May 1999 through July 2005. Check your dishwasher’s front control panel for the brand name. Model and serial numbers are found inside your Bosch dishwasher door panel (located on the upper right side).
|FD8503 – FD8507|
FD8501 – FD8505
FD7905 – FD8505
FD8407 – FD8505
FD8004 – FD8211
FD8205 – FD8507
Recall Date: October 01, 2015
Description of Recall: This recall involves power cords supplied with certain Bosch dishwashers that were manufactured from January 2008 through December 2013. Model and serial numbers are located on the top side of the dishwashers’ inner door panels.
What to Do: Consumers should immediately stop using the dishwasher and contact BSH Home Appliances. They will provide free inspection and/or repair.
Incidents or Injuries: BSH Home Appliances got 10 reports of the electrical cord overheating, of which five reports of fire resulting in property damage. Luckily, no injuries were reported.
Sold At: These dishwashers were sold at specialty retailers, department stores, authorized builder distributors, and home improvement stores between January 2009 and May 2014.
Recall number: 16-003
|Brand||Model # beginning with||Serial # range|
|Bosch||SGE63E, SGV63E, SHE68E, SHE7ER, SHE8ER, SHE9ER, SHE9PT, SHV58E, SHV68E, SHV7ER, SHV9ER, SHV9PT, SHX58E, SHX5ER, SHX68E, SHX7ER, SHX8ER, SHX9ER, SHX9PT, SPE5ES, SPV5ES, SPX5ES||FD 8801 – FD 9312|
Recall Date: October 20, 2017
What to Do: Homeowners and consumers should immediately stop using these recalled dishwashers and call BSH Home Appliances. They’ll provide free inspection and repair.
Incidents/Injuries: BSH Home Appliances got five reports of the power cords overheating. This was causing fires and property damage. No injuries to consumers were reported.
|Brand||Model number beginning with||Serial number range|
|*indicates models that were included in the previous recall on October 1, 2015. The date range was expanded for these models.|
|Bosch||SHE33T SHE53T SHE65T SHE68T SHE7PT SHE8PT||SHP53T SHP65T SHP7PT||SHV53T SHV68T SHV7PT SHV8PT||SHX53T SHX65T SHX68T SHX7PT SHX8PT|| |
FD 9209 – 9403
|SGE53U SGE63E* SGE68U SGV63E* SGX68U||SHE9PT* SHV9PT* SHX5ER* SHX7ER*|
|SPE5ES* SPE53U SPE68U||SPV5ES* SPX5ES*|
FD 9401 – 9501
How Long Do Bosch Dishwashers Last?
On average, the life expectancy of a Bosch dishwasher is 10 years. Most dishwashers last between 8-15 years before they completely break. In comparison, Thermador dishwashers last 10 years, Eleectrox and Frigidaire 10 years, and Kenmore 10-13 years.
How Do I Get Free Repair, a Refund, or Replacement?
Contact the BSH Home Appliances at (800) 856-9226 or visit Bosch’s Web site at www.boschappliances.com
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