There have been some scary stories in the news recently about appliance fires. It’s no secret that the tragic Grenfell Tower fire was started by a fridge. Other appliances, like tumble dryers, ovens and electric heaters, can also start blazes. It can get you thinking, are your appliances safe?
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As you well know by now, here at eSpares we help you to repair all your appliances yourself so you can save money. Hold onto your hats everyone because there is one exception. Yes, you read that right. Repairing your gas appliances yourself is a big no-no.
Indesit Company – the company behind Hotpoint, Indesit and Creda have issued a safety notice for their tumble dryers, after identifying potential concerns.
Following a review of products, potential concerns with condenser and vented tumble dryers manufactured between April 2004 and September 2015 have been identified. The company have found that in rare cases excess fluff can come into contact with the heating element, which presents a fire risk.
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.
Owners of the following Bosch, Neff and Siemens dishwashers please act on this safety notice.
BSH Home Appliances Limited has announced an in-home repair programme of certain dishwashers manufactured between 1999 and early 2005. The affected dishwashers are in the batch number range from FD 7901 to FD 8504.