Whirlpool washing machine recall: 21 more models added – Real Homes

Owners of Hotpoint washing machines will be dismayed to learn that the Whirlpool washing machine recall has just been extended to a further 21 models. The recall, which has been rolled out over recent months, has involved Hotpoint and Indesit washing machines. A fault in the door mechanism has caused some washing machine doors to overheat, causing as many as 79 fires in people’s homes.

As of 29th April, Whirlpool have added a whopping 21 further models to the list of machines that should not be used and will need repairing or replacing. Owners of Hotpoint machines who previously wouldn’t been reassured that their appliance is safe will now need to consult the Whirlpool recall website again with their washing machine model and serial number. 

Keep scrolling to see if your washing machine is among those being recalled and be sure to take the necessary safety precautions. 

If you’re looking for, or need, a new washing machine this year, take a look at our best washing machine guide for help.

The safety team at Whirlpool have identified 21 additional models, manufactured between 2014 and 2018, to add to the existing list of washing machines being recalled. There’s a specially set up Washing Machine Recall website where you can check to see if your model is affected, or you can quickly view the model numbers below: 

  • WMAQB 641P UK
  • WMAQB 721P UK
  • WMAQB 741G UK
  • WMAQB 741P UK
  • WMAQF 621P UK.L
  • WMAQF 641G UK
  • WMAQF 641P UK
  • WMAQF 721P UK
  • WMAQG 641G UK
  • WMAQG 641P