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Washing Machine Fire Risk Alert

An alert was issued this week by the Regional Economic Activities Authority (ARAE) stating that specific models of Hotpoint and Indesit washing machines, manufactured between October 2014 and February 2018 present a possible fire risk when used.

The ARAE, state that there are some anomalies on the door locking system which can lead to the machines overheating and possibly catching fire.

Beneath is a list of models considered at risk.

Brand: Hotpoint and Indesit.

Production date: Between October 2014 and February 2018

Type / Model Number: WMEF 742 P UK; WMYL 7151PS UK; WMEF 722 BC UK; WMFG 741P UK; WMAQF ​​721G UK; WMXTF 742P UK; WMXTF 742G UK; WMXTF 742K UK; WMAQF ​​621P UK; WMAQF ​​621G UK; WMAQL 621G UK; WMSAQG 621P UK; WMFUG 742P UK; WMFUG 742G UK; XWA 81252X K UK; XWA 81252X W UK; XWD 71452X K UK; WMBF 742K UK; WMAQC 741P UK; WMAQC 741G UK; WMBF 742P UK; WMBF 742G UK; WMFUG 742 P UK.M; WMXTF 742P UK.M; WMFG 741P UK.M; WMAQF ​​721P UK.M; WMFUG 842P UK.M; WMXTF 842P UK.M; WMAQF ​​641 P UK.M; WMAQB 721P UK.M; WMAQC 641P UK.M; WMAQC 741 UK.M; WMABF 742P UK.M; FML 742P UK; WMJLL 742P UK; WMJLF 842P UK; WMAOD 743P UK; WMAOD 743G UK; WMEUF 743G UK; WMEUF 743P UK; WMEUF 722P UK.

Samantha Gannon

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