Samsung have had to organise a “home-visit & repair programme” to deal with a potential fire risk in their RS21 and RS60 range fridge freezers. Their own announcement on their web site said that “in very rare cases, there is the potential for internal sparking to occur and in consequence, damage to the appliance.” However,read 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.
Gorenje have issued a customer safety notice regarding a couple of models on their fridge-freezer range but they are a bit vague about the exact nature of the danger, which isn’t helpful Full details were on the Gorenje web site but my link Safety notice concerning certain models of fridge-freezers RKI ORA E and RKread the full article..
Electrolux, Moffat and Tricity Bendix built in ovens safety notice A safety notice has been issued involving built in ovens manufactured by Electrolux under the Electrolux, Moffat and Tricity Bendix brands. The issue involves single built in electric ovens (no product purchased before March 2007 is affected). Quote: Our quality control programme has identified underread the full article..
I received an email from John in Ireland regarding an incident with his new tumble dryer. His daughter put a single duvet into the dryer to dry, shortly after he smelt burning and opened the dryer door to find the duvet was smouldering with smoke and a huge hole had burned through it. Consulting hisread the full article..
The other day I posted about the AEG-Electrolux dishwasher safety notice but bizarrely the important safety notice publicity doesn’t mention the John Lewis dishwasher, which is made by the AEG-Electrolux group and apparently similarly affected. As it happens I popped into a John Lewis store this morning and they had a safety notice on theread the full article..
This is now a very old safety notice. The following notice was published in the national press regarding : AEG Electrolux Zanussi & Electrolux DISHWASHERS. “Our quality control programme has identified that a purchased connector component presents a potential risk of fire in some series of Electrolux, AEG-Electrolux and Zanussi-Electrolux dishwashers. No product bought beforeread the full article..