More than 61,000 BISSELL® Cordless Multi-Surface Wet Dry Vacuums have been recalled due to the vacuum’s battery pack potentially overheating, posing a fire hazard.
The vacuum’s were sold at Walmart stores nationwide and online at www.bissell.com, www.walmart.com, www.qvc.com, www.amazon.com, www.costco.com, www.fingerhut.com, www.acehardware.com, www.kohls.com, and www.wayfair.com from January 2019 through November 2022 for about $360.
BISSELL has received 66 reports of the vacuum smoking and emitting a burning odor; including five reports of the battery pack catching on fire, three of which resulted in minor property damage and one resulting in a burn injury.
This recall involves BISSELL Cordless Multi-Surface Wet Dry Vacuum models 2551, 2551W and 25519. “BISSELL” is printed on the foot of the product. The model numbers are visible when the clean water tank is removed.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vacuums and contact BISSELL for a free battery pack replacement. Consumers can either take the product to a local BISSELL authorized service center for a free battery pack replacement or schedule a free in-home repair visit from an authorized BISSELL service technician to replace the existing battery pack.
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