Hotpoint and Indesit issue safety recall on thousands of dishwashers

Hotpoint has issued a new safety recall notices over an electrical fault that poses a potential fire risk. Credit: Press Association Images

By Consumer Editor Chris Choi.

Hotpoint has issued new safety notices on dishwashers that contain a component that means they are a potential fire hazard.

We have spoken to one owner, Tim Piper, who has one of the affected machines.

His kitchen was badly damaged by fire recently. He told us:

Tim urges all owners to check the new recall information. You can see the latest recall alerts:

Hotpoint says there have been a total of 18 incidents involving these faulty dishwashers.

  • 330,000 appliances in batches of Hotpoint and Indesit models are affected.

  • They were sold between 2005 and 2010.

  • The new recall is separate from the 283,000 of their dishwashers already recalled.

Read: Thousands of dishwashers 'unaccounted for' after safety recall over fire hazard concerns

The dishwashers were all sold between January 2008 and July 2010.

The company told ITV News:

More: How to check if your Hotpoint dishwasher is a fire risk