Hotpoint TVFS73BGP review
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
At Which? we're committed to giving you all the information you need to make an informed choice about the products you buy and this includes telling you about how companies handle safety issues with their products. We have identified that this product comes from a group of companies that we believe has previously handled a product safety issue poorly (though the issue affected tumble dryers only).
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The Hotpoint TVFS73BGP tumble dryer is a vented model with room for 7kg of cotton laundry. Our tough tests show that it doesn’t leave lots of creases in your clothes, but is there more to it than just cutting down on ironing time? Read our expert review of this Hotpoint vented tumble dryer to see just how good it is at getting clothes dry.
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