Hotpoint on dishwasher safety notice issue

Michelle Gorringe-Smith, Marketing Director, Hotpoint, has spoken to ITV News about the safety notice issued in relation to dishwasher models FDW20, FDW60 and FDW65A.

She said that after discovering there may be a particular issue: "It did take us six months to really piece that jigsaw together and to identify the real repair that was required but as soon as we did our priority was to contact our customers.”

Read: Hotpoint issues safety notice for 71,000 dishwashers

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Dishwasher recall over fire risk

Hotpoint has issued a safety notice after it was discovered 71,000 of its dishwashers were a potential fire hazard. Meanwhile a Norfolk couple told ITV News how they came close to death when a faulty Bosch dishwasher caused a fire at their home.