The recall of half a million Whirlpool washing machines at risk of catching fire has started across the UK.Read the full story ›
Which? said it had ‘serious concerns’ that the manufacturer’s repair or replace programme could leave customers with dangerous appliances foRead the full story ›
The firm said as many as 519,000 washing machines sold under the Hotpoint and Indesit brands in the UK could be affected by a flaw.Read the full story ›
People who own potentially dangerous Whirlpool tumble dryers are still waiting for them to be repaired or replaced a year on.Read the full story ›
Here we look at how to find out which machines are affected and what to do if yours is one of them.Read the full story ›
Douglas McTavish believes a faulty tumble dryer may be to blame for his 39-year-old son's death in a flat fire last year.Read the full story ›
Thousands of Hotpoint and Indesit customers will receive a letter from the manufacturers explaining what they should do to check if their dishwasher is one of the 330,000 being recalled over concerns that they pose a fire risk.
The letter explains how to identify a possible fault, and how to contact them so that they can send an engineer to fix it.
A fire caused by an electrical fault in a Hotpoint dishwasher almost destroyed the home of a family in Oxford.
The fire destroyed their kitchen, and the smoke and soot made the house uninhabitable.
The smoke alarms inside the house alerted the sleeping family to the fire, and they all managed to escape.