A safety notice has been issued (in 2012) for another domestic appliance with a potential fire risk. This time it’s a White Knight tumble dryer. White Knight say one of the electrical connectors fitted to 1800 White Knight Condenser dryers (built in Oct 2010) has been discovered to be sub standard, and can potentially leadread the full article..
Fire risks in appliances
This is a category list of all my articles related to fire risks in appliances. Some warnings are specific to one appliance, but some are relevant to anyone with an appliance. Sadly, appliance fires are relatively common but many risks can be avoided or mitigated by following advice. Make the effort to scroll through the article list - some advice could save a serious incident.
Yet another fridge with a potentially dangerous fault. These are the most dangerous fire risks because we can’t turn them off and they run 24/7. Tell others about Whitegoodshelp to help keep them safe. CDA: Important Safety Notice CDA have organized a home-visit and repair programme for all PC62SS American Fridge Freezers manufactured between Marchread the full article..
Beko issued an important safety notice regarding some of its frost free fridge freezers, which in “a very small number of cases could result in overheating”. The defrost timer is the problem, whose job it is to trigger a heating element to defrost. However, since I posted this warning several weeks back things have escalatedread the full article..
Bosch, Neff and Siemens dishwashers – safety notice issued because of a potential fire hazard. The following notice has been issued by the manufacturer: IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE: POTENTIAL FIRE HAZARD Owners of the following Bosch, Neff and Siemens dishwashers please act on this safety notice An electrical component on a limited number of Bosch, Neffread the full article..
LEC TF2304W Fridge Freezer – safety notice. The following notice has been issued by the retailer regarding the GDHA LEC TF2304W Fridge Freezer. This looks like the same problem that has affected the Beko fridge freezers here – Beko Frost Free Fridge Freezers safety notice (Fire risk) which is also regarding the defrost timer. Thereread the full article..
There has been a safety notice on the candy Trio combined dishwasher, hob and oven. Candy warned that certain combined dishwasher, oven and hob appliances in its Trio range may pose a fire risk. In an official safety warning the company said: ‘Although the risk is very small, we have become aware and are concernedread the full article..