Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall News & Update: Exploding Samsung Washing Machines Being Reported As Well! How To Check If Yours Is Safe

By Luis Vincent Gochoco , Updated Sep 29, 2016 07:53 AM EDT
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It seems like Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 and its smartphone lineup are not the only one's that has a problem with safety standards. Several reports of Samsung's washing machines are now being reported to blowing up.

Back in April 8, 2016 Dallas, Georgia native Melissa Thaxton reported her Samsung washing machine exploded out of nowhere while she was standing next to it. On her interview with ABC News regarding the incident, she only had words that only a terrified victim can say. "It was the loudest sound. It sounded like a bomb went off in my ear," Thaxton said. "There were wires, nuts, the cover actually was laying on the floor."

Another incident with a Samsung washing machine happened in North Carolina. Similar to Melissa Thaxton's case, a Samsung top loading washing is still the cause of the explosion. There are already 21 cases of these exploding Samsung washing machines recorded according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

How To Check If Your Samsung Washing Machine is Safe?

All cases of Samsung washing machines being defective seems to be isolated in the U.S. alone. Samsung released a statement that this issue is only affecting Samsung top load washers, all models that was manufactured from March 2011 until April 18, 2016.

You can check if your Samsung washing machine is included in the list of these defective appliances here using the washing machine's 15 digit serial number. As of the moment Samsung is advising consumers to have their washing machines set to delicate cycle to avoid any malfunctions.

Stay tuned to Game & Guide for more Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall news and updates!

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