Product Recall – Whirlpool – Hotpoint and Indesit washing machines

Whirlpool are proactively recalling certain models of washing machines manufactured under the Hotpoint and Indesit brands between 2014 and 2018.

This is due to a defective door catch on certain models, which can overheat during use.

If you believe you have an affected machine please stop using it immediately and check the below Whirlpool webpage:

https://washingmachinerecall.whirlpool.co.uk/

Or call the Whirlpool helpline on

0800 316 1442  

If your washing machine is being recalled, Whirlpool state that you will be able to choose between two options:

1. A like-for-like replacement washing machine provided free-of-charge

2. A free-of-charge in-home repair of your appliance

Models affected

Please see the Whirlpool page at 

https://washingmachinerecall.whirlpool.co.uk/

Hotpoint

FML 742P UK 
WMAOD 743G UK 
WMAOD 743P UK 
WMAQB 721P UK.M 
WMAQC 641P UK.M 
WMAQC 741G UK 
WMAQC 741P UK 
WMAQC 741P UK.M 
WMAQF 621G UK 
WMAQF 621P UK 
WMAQF 641 P UK.M 
WMAQF 721G UK 
WMAQF 721P UK.M 
WMAQL 621G UK 
WMBF 742G UK 
WMBF 742K UK 
WMBF 742P UK 
WMBF 742P UK.M 
WMBF 763P UK 
WMEF 722 BC UK 
WMEF 742 P UK 
WMEUF 722P UK  
WMEUF 743G UK 
WMEUF 743P UK  
WMFG 741P UK 
WMFG 741P UK.M 
WMFUG 742 P UK.M 
WMFUG 742G UK 
WMFUG 742P UK 
WMFUG 842P UK.M 
WMJLF 842P UK 
WMJLL 742P UK 
WMSAQG 621P UK 
WMXTF 742G UK 
WMXTF 742K UK 
WMXTF 742P UK 
WMXTF 742P UK.M 
WMXTF 842P UK.M 
WMYL 7151PS UK 

Indesit

XWA 81252X K UK 
XWA 81252X W UK 
XWD 71452X K UK 

​ Jeff Noel, vice president of Whirlpool, said: “We know this will cause some concern. We especially understand that the washing machine is so important to family life, and in Christmas holiday season it will be even more of an important matter and, for that, we apologise.” Watch the full statement below.

Duncan Newell

Duncan is a technology professional with over 20 years experience of working in various IT roles. He has a interest in cyber security, and has a wide range of other skills in radio, electronics and telecommunications.

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