This recall involves several models of Samsung’s top-load washers with super-speed wash. The washers were sold in white, black, champagne, and ivory colors and include model series WA49B, WA50B, WA51A, WA52A, WA54A, and WA55A. The model and serial numbers are found on the washer’s label attached to the inside of the top lid.
Per the Consumer Product Safety Commission's website, consumers should immediately check whether their washer’s software has been updated to prevent the hazard, and if not, consumers should immediately stop using the washer until the software is updated. Instructions on how to check whether a washer’s software has been updated can be found here: Samsung Dryer Software Update
All Wi-Fi-equipped washers that are plugged into a power source and actively connected to the internet will automatically download the free software repair over-the-air when they are connected to the internet. Consumers who have not connected their Wi-Fi-equipped washer to the internet should contact Samsung for instructions on how to download the software repair.
Consumers whose washer does not have Wi-Fi capability or who otherwise wish to receive a free software repair without connecting to the internet should immediately stop using the washer and contact Samsung directly for a free dongle to plug in and download the free software repair.
To find out more about this recall, please visit Consumer Product Safety Commission Samsung Dryer Recall