It sits there, in your kitchen or laundry room, white and square and harmless looking. But behind the casing of your tumble dryer could be an accident waiting to happen! If you have a Hotpoint, Indesit or Creda appliance it could be at risk of bursting into flames. Find out whether your machine is a fire risk and what to do if it is.
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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 the condenser and vented tumble dryers manufactured between April 2004 and September 2015 have been identified. The company has found that in rare cases excess fluff can come into contact with the heating element, which presents a fire risk.
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.
The manufacturer of Beko fridge freezers has issued a warning. In a very small number of incidents, the defrost timer on a certain production range of BEKO frost free refrigeration can fail and overheat. The models affected were manufactured between January 2000 and October 2006. Beko will carry out a free in-home modification to the defrost timer if yours is affected.