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BISSELL Vacuum Fire Lawsuit

BISSELL Vacuum Fire Lawsuit

More than 61,000 BISSELL Cordless Wet-Dry Vacuums were recalled after 5 fires were reported, including one person who was burned.

What You Can Do & How We Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting BISSELL Wet-Dry Vacuum induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know was injured or burned by a vacuum fire, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Product Liability Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

61,000 BISSELL Vacuums Recalled for Fire Hazard

In January 2023, BISSELL recalled more than 61,000 Cordless Multi-Surface Wet-Dry Vacuums due to a fire hazard.

What Happened?

BISSELL announced the recall after 66 reports of the vacuums smoking or emitting a burning odor, including 5 reports of fires and 3 reports of property damage. BISSELL determined that a circuit board in the battery pack could overheat and catch on fire.

Was Anyone Injured?

Yes. One person reported a burn injury at the time of the recall. For more information, visit the Bissell recall website at http://www.bissell.com/recall.

What Vacuums Were Recalled?

The recall involves BISSELL® Cordless Multi-Surface Wet Dry Vacuums (models 2551, 2551W and 25519). Around 61,000 were sold in the U.S. and another 4,300 were sold in Canada.

They were sold at Walmart stores nationwide and online from January 2019 through November 2022 for about $360.

The websites include 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.

What Should I Do?

BISSELL is asking consumers to immediately stop using the recalled wet-dry vacuums and contact the company (or an authorized service center) for a free battery pack replacement.

According to the recall: “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.”

Do I have a BISSELL Vacuum Fire Lawsuit?

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting BISSELL Wet-Dry Vacuum induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know was injured or burned by a vacuum fire, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Product Liability Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

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