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Hotpoint TCFS73BGP review

Product alert

The safety alert concerns versions of this machine that were made before October 2015. Models made after this date are not affected by the issue.

If you already own one of these machines, you can check if yours is one of the affected models by looking for a green dot sticker on the inside of the door at the top, on the door itself or on the door rim. Also check the back of the machine in the middle and towards the top. If your dryer has a sticker in any of these locations, Hotpoint says it is not one of the affected machines. If your dryer does not have a green dot sticker, contact Hotpoint to arrange for it to be serviced or modified. You can do this through the website safety.hotpoint.eu or by calling Hotpoint on 0800 151 0905.

Find out more at Whirlpool tumble dryer safety alert.

Hotpoint safety alert

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Key features
  • Condenser
  • Freestanding
  • Medium
Reviewed

The Hotpoint TCFS73BGP condenser tumble dryer uses a humidity sensor to measure the dryness of clothes in the drum and it’s pretty easy to use. It comes at an affordable price, but just how good is it at drying clothes? To find out, we sent it to the Which? test lab. Read on for the expert review and test results for this Hotpoint condenser tumble dryer.

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We have tested 149 tumble dryers and found that there are 18 Don't Buys and 31 Best Buys.
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  2. 63%
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  3. 79%
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