There is a potential safety issue with the internal wiring on the above dehumidifiers that may cause them to overheat and cause a fire hazard. This recall only affects the above products sold between October 2002 and December 2008.
What to do next
If in any doubt, please ring the Helpline to obtain advice. We would advise customers who purchased one of these to disconnect it immediately and return it to the nearest Wickes store for a full refund. Wickes strive to provide customer satisfaction and safe quality products at all times and would like to apologise to our customers for any inconvenience that this may have caused. HELPLINE NUMBER: 0800 783 4140 OPEN 9AM - 5.3OPM MONDAY TO FRIDAY (Out of hours answering machine service)
Electrical Safety First recommends that anyone who discovers they have an electrical item that has been recalled should stop using it until it has been checked by the manufacturer.