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Top Loading Samsung Washers Exploding

Samsung acknowledged that some of its top-loading washers “pose a risk of personal injury or property damage,” the latest safety issue to hit the South Korean manufacturer in recent weeks. Over a dozen consumer complaints about Samsung washers, some referring to “exploding” machines, prompted the Consumer Product Safety Commission on Wednesday, September 28, to issue a warning about certain top-loading machines made between March 2011 and April 2016. Only top-loaders are affected, not front-loading Samsung washers. Consumer Reports, meanwhile, suspended recommended status for any top-loading Samsung washers that earned that designation in its washing-machine tests. According to the comp