The manufacturer White Knight has issued a safety notice which relates to a part fitted to small group of tumble dryers that were manufactured in 2010. The part in question is a connector that was fitted to a number of dryers manufactured in October of 2010. The part does not meet White Knight’s required specifications and is being regarded as a potential fire hazard.
The connector in question was fitted to selected tumble dryers and has the potential to overheat. White Knight is currently attempting to locate all tumble dryers that may have been fitted with the component to remove the potential risk.
Which White Knight Tumble Dryers are affected?
The issue is restricted to a small group of model and serial numbers of the White Knight 1800 Condenser Dryer, so please take a look at the list below to see if your tumble dryer is affected:
- 0312 76A 15002 (77AW)
- 0312 767 15009 (767C)
- 0312 76A 15010 (77AW)
- 0312 76A 15330 (77AS)
- 0312 76A 31000 (CL76AWH)
The model number on your White Knight will be located on the inside of the tumble dryer door. If your model number matches one from the list then check the serial number as only some batches of the appliance have the connector component.
You can find the serial number in the same place as the model number.
- 1041 107080 to 1041 107598
- 1042 117759 to 1042 118046
- 1042 118761 to 1042 119460
- 1042 122230 to 1042 122329
- 1043 132621 to 1043 133490
- 1044 136464 to 1044 136613
- 1044 142276 to 1044 142775
- 1044 145676 to 1044 145975
- 070800, 070954, 070865, 072013, 070864 and 070738
If your tumble dryer matches both the model and serial number then stop using it immediately and disconnect it from the mains. White Knight will issue a replacement connector component free of charge, so please contact them directly on the below telephone number:
UK Freephone: 0800 952 1102
Ireland Freephone: 1800 844 165
Lines are open 7 days a week between 8am and 8pm.