Which Hotpoint washing machines have been recalled?
FULL LIST: Whirlpool recall a number of Hotpoint and Indesit washing machines
- FML 742P UK Hotpoint.
- WMAOD 743G UK Hotpoint.
- WMAOD 743P UK Hotpoint.
- WMAQB 641P UK Hotpoint.
- WMAQB 721P UK Hotpoint.
- WMAQB 721P UK. M Hotpoint.
- WMAQB 741G UK Hotpoint.
- WMAQB 741P UK Hotpoint.
Is there a problem with Hotpoint washing machines?
What is the problem? About 20% of the Hotpoint and Indesit washing machines sold since 2014 are affected by a safety fault and need to be recalled, a process that started earlier this month. The company says it has identified 165,000 of the problem appliances so far and 70,000 have already been replaced or repaired.
Are Indesit and Hotpoint the same?
In 2001, Indesit was bought by the British company Hotpoint for £121m before becoming fully owned by Hotpoint by 2007. Since then most of Indesit’s products are made by Hotpoint but some of the appliances are designed by Indesit for Hotpoint to manufacture.
Are Hotpoint and Whirlpool the same?
Hotpoint is a British brand of domestic appliances. Ownership of the brand is split between American company Whirlpool, which has the rights in Europe, and Chinese company Haier, which has the rights in the Americas through its purchase of GE Appliances in 2016.
Which brand of washing machine catches fire?
17 December, 2019: Whirlpool announces recall of 519,000 Hotpoint and Indesit fire-risk washing machines in the UK – Four years on from announcing that millions of its tumble dryers posed a fire risk, Whirlpool reveals a fire problem with more than 500,000 Hotpoint and Indesit washing machines.
What model washing machines are being recalled?
An extra 21 models have been added to the list of 524,000 Hotpoint and Indesit machines being recalled. Owners may have checked twice previously and told their machines were safe, only now to need to check again. Whirlpool, which owns the brands said the recall programme was ongoing despite coronavirus restrictions.
Who owns Hotpoint now?
Today, Haier manufactures GE, Hotpoint, Cafe, Profile, and Monogram branded household appliances.
Is Hotpoint owned by GE?
General Electric (GE) is a multinational conglomerate that manufactures products to serve many industries, including renewable energy, aviation, healthcare, and appliances. Today, Haier manufactures GE, Hotpoint, Cafe, Profile, and Monogram branded household appliances.
Are Hotpoint and Hoover the same company?
Hoover and Whirlpool (which owns both the Hotpoint and Indesit brands) criticised our methodology and findings.