Common Washing Machine Safety Flaw Poses Injury Threat – Euro Weekly News

Washing machine safety threat
Injury Threat: Safety Flaw in Popular Washing Machines Risks Injury. Image: BSH Group

SPAIN’S Consumer and User Organisation (OCU) has warned consumers washing machines from four popular makes may pose a threat of injury.

The OCU is warning owners of Bosch, Siemens, Neff and Balay machines purchased between February 2019 and March 2020 a drum failure could risk injury.

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While the fault was first discovered by manufacturers in March 2020, makers are still trying to locate everyone who bought a machine during the time the faulty items were on sale.

The organisation is now calling for owners of machines with the batch number FD 9902 to come forward for a free replacement.

The OCU has advised consumers who purchased a machine between February 2019 and March 2020 to locate the appliance’s identification number, which is located on the inside of the machine’s door on the back, and to take a note of the numbers on the back.  This information can then be used to Source…