This is the biggest appliance fire risk safety notice ever issued in the UK (in my experience). The brands affected are Hotpoint, Creda and Indesit tumble dryers but some other related but lesser-known brands are affected too (see below). They are all part of the same manufacturing group (Whirlpool). Remarkably it covers potentially millions ofread the full article..
Appliance safety notices issued covering all white goods appliances
An important list of all appliance safety notices issued (that I'm aware of) covering all white goods appliances which you need to check out in case you or one of your family owns one of them
Here is another important warning to pass on and take note of, this time it’s regarding a potential Siemens tumble dryer fire risk. The only dryers affected by this specific notice are ones manufactured in 2002. What is the fire risk? “An electrical component on a limited number of Siemens branded tumble dryers manufactured inread the full article..
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.read the full article..
This Hotpoint and Indesit gas cookers safety notice refers to the risk of a specific part failure which could lead to a gas leak on cookers sold during October and November 2013 in the UK. To find out if you have an affected cooker, check the model and serial number on the inside of yourread the full article..
Another Hotpoint dishwasher safety notice involving the potential risk of a fire. Dishwashers are a worrying source of fires and this is the second one in recent years from Hotpoint (see link at bottom of article) although to be fair this is an old dishwasher so there’s likely to be relatively few still running. Whichread the full article..
This is an updated article about washing machines “exploding”, which was 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). If the drum has exploded out of the washing machine then continue reading. Hotpoint Indesit & Hooverread the full article..