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55,000 additional fire-risk washing machines revealed by Whirlpool

55,000 additional fire-risk washing machines revealed by Whirlpool

More than four months on from Whirlpool recalling half-a-million dangerous washing machines, the manufacturer has today admitted that there’s further 55,000 machines which could pose a fire-risk to owners. Find out more information and whether you have one of these fire-risk washing machines.

Whirlpool offers goodwill payment to owner of recalled fire-risk washing machine

Whirlpool offers goodwill payment to owner of recalled fire-risk washing machine

Whirlpool has paid a goodwill gesture to a customer affected by its fire-risk washing machine recall. Mark Fielder, from Feltham in West London, was offered a payment in late January,...

Lack of trust in Whirlpool revealed after fire-risk washing machine recall

Lack of trust in Whirlpool revealed after fire-risk washing machine recall

Customers with fire-risk washing machines have lost trust in Whirlpool owned brands, Which? has found. Our exclusive investigation has found some people with affected Hotpoint and Indesit machines – both...

Whirlpool recalls three more fire-risk washing machine models

Whirlpool recalls three more fire-risk washing machine models

Whirlpool has announced the recall of an extra 5,000 Hotpoint washing machines, after finding that three additional models could pose a fire-risk. The announcement comes just weeks after Whirlpool’s recall...

Recalled Whirlpool washing machines listed for sale on Facebook and Ebay

Recalled Whirlpool washing machines listed for sale on Facebook and Ebay

An investigation by the charity Electrical Safety First found that online marketplaces are failing to prevent recalled washing machines being listed for sale.

Fire-risk Whirlpool washing machines: refunds urged as recall begins

Fire-risk Whirlpool washing machines: refunds urged as recall begins

As Whirlpool launches its recall of more than half a million fire-risk washing machines, Which? is urging the company to offer its customers a refund. The latest safety saga was...

Whirlpool announces recall of up to 519,000 Hotpoint and Indesit fire-risk washing machines in the UK

Whirlpool announces recall of up to 519,000 Hotpoint and Indesit fire-risk washing machines in the UK

Whirlpool has announced today it is preparing to recall up to 519,000 Hotpoint and Indesit washing machines. The machines are being recalled owing to a fault with the door lock,...

Defective tumble dryers: MPs criticise Whirlpool’s approach to customer safety

Defective tumble dryers: MPs criticise Whirlpool’s approach to customer safety

MPs on the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee have declared it ‘astonishing’ that four years on from Whirlpool revealing defects in its tumble dryers, as many as 800,000...

Whirlpool recall of fire risk tumble dryers begins today

Whirlpool recall of fire risk tumble dryers begins today

Whirlpool has today launched a recall for what some estimates have put at up to 800,000 fire-risk tumble dryers. The tumble dryers in question need to be replaced or modified...

Whirlpool issues product recall of unmodified tumble dryers

Whirlpool issues product recall of unmodified tumble dryers

Owners of unmodified, affected Whirlpool tumble dryers are now entitled to a new replacement machine after a product recall announced today.

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