GE is recalling their Front Load Washers due to injury hazard on October 3, 2012.

The washer’s basket can separate during use and break the washer’s top panel, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

There have been nineteen reports of washer baskets separating and ten reports of top panel breakage. However, no injuries have been reported.

The following models have been recalled:

  • WPDH8800
  • WPDH8900
  • WPDH8910

**The model number is located on the washer’s right side near the bottom and behind the door near the door frame, visible when the door is opened. 

These washers were sold at Best Buy, Lowe’s, Sears, The home Depot and other department and retail stores nationwide, from July 2008 to August 2011.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled washer and contact GE for a free repair.

For more information, visit the firm’s website at  www.geappliances.com/products/recall