What Tumble Dryers Are Recalled?

Which Indesit tumble dryers are being recalled?

It means that up to 735,000 faulty machines may still be being used.

The issue relates to more than 600 models of vented and condenser tumble dryers made by Hotpoint, Indesit, Creda, Swan and Proline – all part of the Whirlpool brand – between 2004 and 2015….The affected brands are:Hotpoint.Indesit.Creda.Swan.Proline..

Which tumble dryers are the safest?

With all this in mind, here are some of the best tumble dryers on the market right now, starting with our favourite.Miele TSJ663 WP WiFi-enabled Heat Pump Tumble Dryer. … Siemens Avantgarde WT7XH940GB condenser heat pump tumble dryer. … Bosch WTW85231GB 8KG heat pump tumble dryer. … Samsung DV90M5000QW/EU heat pump tumble dryer.More items…•

Are Beko tumble dryers safe?

Manufacturer Beko has issued a safety alert for thousands of tumble dryers over concerns they could burst into flames, including one model found to have caused a blaze that killed a mother of two. … Beko said 3,450 of its condenser tumble dryers could pose a fire risk owing to an overheating component.

Why do some tumble dryers catch fire?

The machines can be dangerous because excess fluff can catch in the heating element and cause a fire. At fault Whirlpool machines – which includes those produced under the brands Creda, Hotpoint, Indesit, Proline, and Swan – have been blamed for at least 750 fires over the past 11 years.

Where do I find my Hotpoint model number?

Hotpoint washing machine rating plates can be found when opening the door. Similarly, Hotpoint tumble dryer rating plates can be found when opening the door either on the inside of the door or the frame. Hotpoint dishwasher rating plates are found on the side of the door, containing the model and serial number.

Are modified tumble dryers being recalled?

The safety issue relates to certain models of Hotpoint, Indesit, Creda, Swan and Proline dryers built between 2004 and 2015. Affected dryers pose a potential fire risk if not modified or replaced by the manufacturer. … Consumers whose dryers have already been replaced or modified by Whirlpool need take no further action.

Which washing machines catch fire?

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, which results in them posing a fire risk. The recall covers models manufactured between October 2014 and February 2018.

What Hotpoint tumble dryers are being recalled?

We have identified a potential concern with two types of tumble dryer manufactured between April 2004 and September 2015. Please choose the brand. For Creda, Ariston, Proline and Swan users please choose Hotpoint.

How do I check my Hotpoint recall?

To check your appliance, you’ll need to know the model number and serial number. For Hotpoint washing machines, the model number should be found on the inside of the door. Alternatively, customers can call Whirlpool’s freephone hotline on 0800 316 1442.

Which Hotpoint models are affected?

Here is a full list of the models involved in the Whirlpool recall of fire-risk Hotpoint and Indesit branded washing machines:FML 742P UK Hotpoint.WMAOD 743G UK Hotpoint.WMAOD 743P UK Hotpoint.WMAQB 721P UK. M Hotpoint.WMAQC 641P UK. M Hotpoint.WMAQC 741G UK Hotpoint.WMAQC 741P UK Hotpoint.WMAQC 741P UK. M Hotpoint.More items…•

How old is my appliance by serial number?

To determine the age of your appliance, use your serial number (not model number) to find date of manufacture. Our serial numbers begin with two letters followed by six numbers. The 2 letters at the beginning of the serial number tell you the month and year it was made. Where is my model and serial number located?

What brand of tumble dryers are catching fire?

A safety notice has been issued for Hotpoint, Indesit, Swan, Proline and Creda tumble dryers manufactured between April 2004 and September 2015 due to a risk of fire caused by fluff coming into contact with the heating elements.

How do I check if my tumble dryer has been recalled?

You can check for the green dot sticker in the door area, either on the door itself or the door rim. If there’s no green dot there, check the back panel of the machine in the middle and near the top. If your tumble dryer does not have a green dot, and was made between April 2004 and September 2015, it is affected.

How do I find out if my tumble dryer is safe?

If your tumble dryer has a green “dot” sticker in the door area or on the back, your machine already has the necessary safety modification and no further action is required.

What brand of dryer is most reliable?

The most-reliable brands include LG, Speed Queen, and Whirlpool (including Amana and Maytag). Brands at the bottom include GE, Electrolux, and Samsung. J.D. Power ranks LG, Samsung, Whirlpool, and Maytag as the best for combined “performance and reliability.”