An electrical component in the dishwasher models listed may fail, leading to overheating and the possibility of the appliance catching fire.
Hotpoint DWF3 series and DC26 dishwashers manufactured between January 1999 to September 2003 and sold in the UK. See image for further details as to where to locate the model number.
What To Do
If your dishwasher is one affected then call Hotpoint's dedicated Customer Service line on:
Hotpoint will then arrange to send an engineer to visit and repair your dishwasher, free of charge. It is highly recommended that until the repair has been performed that the dishwasher is not used.
Hotpoint's web page for this recall is at:
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.
Hotpoint dishwashers with the following model numbers are affected:
|Recall date||18 Nov 2013|