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16 September 2019

Product recall affecting Whirlpool tumble dryers

Information on the product recall affecting Whirlpool tumble dryers.

The recall covers tumble dryers manufactured under the Whirlpool brands of Hotpoint, Indesit, Creda, Swan and Proline, made between 2004 and 2015.

Any customer who’s concerned about their tumble dryer can check whether their model is affected on the Whirlpool website.

If your product is affected, you’ll have the option to:
  • have it replaced free of charge
  • opt for an upgrade
  • have it fixed by an engineer
  • choose a refund (depending on the age of your product).
Why you need to know

The government has estimated that the fault affecting these tumble dryers has caused up to 750 fires in the last 11 years, so it’s important that you check whether you’re affected to ensure your safety, by following the above advice.

More information about the recall can be found on the Whirlpool website.