Whirlpool are recalling a number of washing Machines manufactured Between October 2014 and February 2018. Customers are urged to check if their Hotpoint or Indesit Washing machines are one of those affected.

This should be done at the Whirlpool website:


Or by calling 0800 316 1442

You will need your model and serial number to confirm if your machine had been produced in the problem time frame.

If your washing machine is being recalled, Whirlpool will provide you with a choice of two options:

  • A like-for-like replacement washing machine provided free-of-charge
  • A free-of-charge in-home repair of your appliance

Customers with affected models are advised to unplug the machine and not use the appliance. If nevertheless the machines need to be used  by only using cold water cycles of 20C or lower the risk will be significantly reduced.

For quick reference the affected models are:



However you will need to confirm with Whirlpool if your particular machine is affected.