1. Smoke or Sparking - unplug or shut off the breaker immediately.

2. Leaking water or overflowing - turn off the machine and shut off the water supply.

3. Standing water - DO NOT operate any appliance - turn off the breaker.

4. Smell gas (smells like rotten eggs) do not use your appliances. Exit your home and call the gas company or dial 911.Shut off the gas.

5. Appliance Fire - use a fire extinguisher or baking soda to douse a flame. Flour, water or other substances can make it worse. Just to be on the safe side,exit and call 911.