We would like to inform all Inquilab residents about a product recall affecting Whirlpool tumble dryers. The recall covers tumble dryers manufactured under the Whirlpool brands of Hotpoint, Indesit, Creda, Swan and Proline, made between 2004 and 2015.

 

Any residents who are concerned about their tumble dryers can check whether their model is affected on the Whirlpool website.

If their product is affected, they will have the option to:

  • have it replaced free of charge
  • opt for an upgrade
  • have it fixed by an engineer
  • choose a refund (depending on the age of their product).

More information about the recall can be found here.

Why it’s important

The Government has estimated that the fault affecting these tumble dryers has caused up to 750 fires in the last 11 years. It’s therefore essential that anyone with one of the affected products follows the steps above.