Whirlpool issues update on washing machine recall (is yours on the list?) – Isle of Wight County Press

Whirlpool has issued a fresh warning for customers across the UK to check if their washing machine is affected by a major product recall.

The latest plea has been made so the manufacturer can provide a free replacement or repair if needed.

Scroll down to find out what to do… 

What happened?

Towards the end of 2019, Whirlpool identified a potential risk concerning certain models of Hotpoint and Indesit branded washing machines manufactured between 2014 and 2018.

Since launching the recall campaign, Whirlpool says more than four million people have been in touch.

Of the 263,000 customers who have registered an affected model so far, more than 93 per cent have already been fully resolved.

Most of those who have contacted Whirlpool have been told their machines are not at risk.

Now the company has issued a fresh plea, urging any customers across the UK with a Hotpoint or an Indesit washing machine who have not yet checked their appliance to do so straight away.

How to check if your washing machine is on the recall list

  • Check your appliance at www.washingmachinerecall.whirlpool.co.uk 
  • Or call 0800 316 1442.
  • While waiting for the resolution, do not use the appliance or use cold water wash (20C) if necessary until the product has been replaced or repaired.

What’s the latest on the recall?

In April 2020, Whirlpool announced that an additional 54,000 units had been added as