Product Recall Information


KitchenAid® Coffee Maker 2005 - United States | Canada

Date: June 2, 2005

Name of Product: KitchenAid® Coffee Makers.

Units: About 529,000.

Manufacturer: Whirlpool Corporation, of Benton Harbor, Mich.

Hazard: An internal electrical component of the coffee maker can overheat and ignite, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Whirlpool Corp. has received 13 reports of incidents involving coffee makers overheating resulting in minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.


WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. (To access color photos of the following recalled products, see CPSC's Web site at

The recalled KitchenAid® coffee makers are black, white, red, or blue in color. They are manufactured in 10- and 12-Cup models. Consumers can determine if they have one of the recalled coffee makers by identifying the product’s model and serial numbers, which are located on a label on the bottom of the coffee maker. The affected models include:

10 - Cup Models

12 - Cup Models













The serial numbers of the affected products begin with the letters WCJ, WCK, WCL, WCM and WCP.

Sold At: Catalogs, department stores, specialty retailers and on-line retailers nationwide from January 1999 through December 2004 for between $50 and $130.

Manfactured In: China

Consumer Contact: Contact KitchenAid® at (800) 990-6255 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, and between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET on Saturday, or go to the firm’s Web site at

Remedy: Consumers should unplug and stop using the coffee makers immediately and contact KitchenAid® f or a free comparable coffee maker model. Consumers should not return the coffee maker to the retailer where it was purchased.

Representative Models:

Check to see if your coffee maker is affected.

Call at 1-800-990-6255 if your CoffeeMaker is affected
Canadian Visitors Call at 1-800-990-6255