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Whirlpool finally publishes list of fire-risk tumble dryers

Four years on from admitting many of its tumble dryers could pose a fire risk, Whirlpool has finally published the full list of at-risk models. Check to see if yours is affected.

Whirlpool facing recall notice over fire-risk tumble dryers

The government today announced its intention to serve Whirlpool with a recall notice for its fire-risk tumble dryers. Consumer minister Kelly Tolhurst referred to the move as ‘unprecedented’, as she...

8 spring cleaning jobs you shouldn’t avoid

There’s no better time than the Easter bank holiday for a good old spring clean. But don’t stop at clearing out cupboards and hoovering under the sofa. It’s a great...

10 things you should never do if you own a tumble dryer

Which? expert advice can help you get the best from your tumble dryer this winter. See our top tips for tumble drying safely and efficiently, as well as seeing the latest tumble dryers we put through the test lab.

‘Repaired’ Whirlpool tumble dryers catch fire, produce smoke and smell of burning

Which? is calling on the government to urgently publish the results of a report into Whirlpool’s fire-risk tumble dryers – as fresh concerns emerge over the company’s fix programme and...

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When your broken washing machine isn’t worth fixing

Our investigation reveals when it's worth repairing your washing machine, vacuum cleaner or other appliance and when it's better to replace it.

Retailers’ advice exposes millions to tumble dryer fire danger

Millions of householders could be exposed to danger thanks to dodgy safety advice given out by some of the UK’s biggest retailers and Whirlpool. Our undercover investigation used mystery shoppers...

Which? and Watchdog find failings in Whirlpool’s fire-risk tumble dryer fix

Whirlpool tumble dryers are still posing a fire risk two-and-a-half years after the manufacturer admitted that 5.3 million of its machines were affected.

Best and worst tumble dryer brands for 2018

Shopping for a new tumble dryer? Choose the wrong brand and you risk ending up with a tumble dryer that leaves clothes wetter than you want, and that could go...

Whirlpool must act now to prevent future deaths

A coroner has called on white goods manufacturer Whirlpool to take action to prevent future deaths after two men were killed in a fire caused by a tumble dryer. Bernard...

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