Exploding washing machines are Samsung's latest woeCertain models of washing machines are breaking apart, sending parts flying mid-cycle. And Samsung's recall headache continues as some "safe" Note 7 phones reportedly still have battery problems.
[MUSIC] Samsung's phones aren't the only products exploding lately. Turns out Samsung's washing machines are also dealing with some serious problems. A defective rod is causing some models to break apart. There are reports of it causing the washer tub to separate causing wires and nuts to go flying through the air. Samsung admits some of its top load washers made between March of 2011 And April of 2016 are defective. There's no list, but there is a site online you can enter your washer's serial number to find out if it has the defect. Samsung says in rare cases these washers may vibrate oddly, and they could pose a problem when washing bulky items Like your bedding or water resistant items. If you suspect you have a problem washer, it's best to use the lower speed delicate cycle when washing bulky items. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission is also working with Samsung to address the defect, and consumers can report any incidents To the website saferproducts.gov. The headaches just continue for Samsung. The South Korean company has been scrambling to replace defective batteries for the Galaxy Note 7 phones. Reuters reports more than 1 million people around the globe are using a Note 7 with a safe battery, since the recall. But there are still some questions being raised about if these phones are really safer. There have been reports of some new Note7 phones overheating, and one bought in China reportedly burst into flames while charging. As you can see from these images published by CNN money phones exploding, washing machines exploding, man what we have to watch out for next television. I'm Bridget Gary you can keep up with the latest tech news on cnet.com/update. [MUSIC]