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Potential fire hazard

16 January 2020

Important update |

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Over half a million Hotpoint and Indesit washing machines are being recalled over a potential fire hazard. The machines have been sold for over five years, but their door locking system can overheat creating the risk of fire.

Your safety is important – act now.

To check if you’re affected, and for further information on what to do if you are, you can:

visit or call 0800 316 1442 quoting the model and serial number.

If you have one of these washing machines, we urge you to unplug it immediately and stop using it.

Check your appliances regularly.

Over 30% of household fires are caused by washing machines and tumble dryers. It’s important that you check your washing machine regularly and that it’s not left on if you’re out of the house.

For more information on managing your home, visit: