LG have issued an advisory safety notice about their 8KG 6 Motion Direct drive washing machines. There is a risk of electric shock under certain circumstances. I mentioned it a while back on Facebook but here is a proper article. What is happening? Water can in some circumstances leak onto the chrome decal (which I... continue reading.
Washing Machine Safety Notices Issued
Some Hotpoint washing machines made between 2007 – 2009 could give an electric shock, and are the subject of an official safety notice by the manufacturer. It seems they were alerted by BBC Watchdog, but, “on becoming aware of the potential issue it was risk assessed under General Product Safety Regulations and was classified as... continue reading.
This is another appliance safety notice, this time for washing machines. From what I can see these washing machines were sold exclusively by Argos as they are the only ones referenced in the product safety notice. There is apparently a potential fire risk caused by defective electronic component in the control panel which may overheat.... continue reading.
Hotpoint Indesit & Hoover Candy washing machines exploding This is an updated article previously published in mid 2011 on my original site Washerhelp. (If you are looking into exploding door glass – you need this article instead door glass exploded). I’ve been following and collating people’s experiences of exploding washing machines for a few years... continue reading.
There’s been an important safety notice recall on Twin Tub Washing Machines sold at Argos TWIN TUB WASHING MACHINE CAT NUMBER 019/8541 Here is the official recall notice – We have been advised by our Quality Assurance Department of a safety concern with this product. The construction of the product could potentially lead to an... continue reading.
This is a rare recall by Miele, one of the highest quality washing machines in the UK market. These washing machines are the commercial range of washing machines. Miele have realised that hot water and foam could suddenly escape through the detergent dispenser drawer under a certain combination of conditions when used on the Kitchen... continue reading.