Hotpoint and Indesit washing machine recall

In December 2019, Whirlpool UK Appliances Ltd. identified up to 500,000 Hotpoint and Indesit washing machines to be recalled and replaced in the UK.

Whirlpool’s announcement relates to a fire risk from the door lock system on certain washing machine models. See the full news story.

If you have a washing machine from Hotpoint or Indesit:

1. unplug and do not use it
2. check if it’s a model with a known fault
3. if it is, contact the Whirlpool freephone hotline 0800 316 1442 or register on the Whirlpool website

On 29 April 2020, Whirlpool recalled a further 55,000 washing machines affected by this safety issue. The additional model numbers are listed below. Owners of Hotpoint and Indesit washing machines should re-check their machines to see if their model now needs to be recalled or repaired. If so, switch off immediately and contact Whirlpool to arrange a replacement or repair.

Additional model numbers:


Original model numbers:

Hotpoint FML 742P UK
Hotpoint WMEF 742P UK
Hotpoint WMYL 7151PS UK
Hotpoint WMEF 722BC UK
Hotpoint WMFG 741P UK
Hotpoint WMAQF 721G UK
Hotpoint WMXTF 742P UK
Hotpoint WMXTF 742G UK
Hotpoint WMXTF 742K UK
Hotpoint WMAQF 621P UK
Hotpoint WMAQF 621G UK
Hotpoint WMAQL 621G UK
Hotpoint WMSAQG 621P UK
Hotpoint WMFUG 742P UK
Hotpoint WMFUG 742G UK
Hotpoint WMBF 742K UK
Hotpoint WMAQC 741P UK
Hotpoint WMAQC 741G UK
Hotpoint WMBF 742P UK
Hotpoint WMBF 742G UK
Hotpoint WMFUG 742P UK.M
Hotpoint WMXTF 742P UK.M
Hotpoint WMFG 741P UK.M
Hotpoint WMAQF 721P UK.M
Hotpoint WMFUG 842P UK.M
Hotpoint WMXTF 842P UK.M
Hotpoint WMAQF 641P UK.M
Hotpoint WMAQB 721P UK.M
Hotpoint WMAQC 641P UK.M
Hotpoint WMAQC 741P UK.M
Hotpoint WMBF 742P UK.M
Hotpoint WMJLL 742P UK
Hotpoint WMJLF 842P UK
Hotpoint WMAOD 743P UK
Hotpoint WMAOD 743G UK
Hotpoint WMEUF 743G UK
Hotpoint WMEUF 743P UK
Hotpoint WMEUF 722P UK
Indesit XWA 81252X K UK
Indesit XWA 81252X W UK
Indesit XWD 71452X K UK
Hotpoint WMAQC 641P UK
Hotpoint WMAQG 741P UK
Hotpoint WMFG 741G UK


Tumble dryer recall

Whirlpool UK Appliances Ltd has issued a product recall of tumble dryers not yet modified from consumers’ homes.

The announcement follows an intervention on 4 June 2019 by the government’s Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) which informed Whirlpool of its intent to serve a Recall Notice. See the full press notice.

If you have a tumble dryer from Whirlpool, Hotpoint, Indesit, Creda, Swan or Proline that was made between 2004 and 2015, you need to:

1. unplug and do not use it
2. check if it’s a model with a known fault
3. if it is, contact the helpline on 0800 151 0905

Register your products

Registering a product with its manufacturer is the easiest way to stay informed on any safety issues you should know about.

To get a product registered, you can either:

Register My Appliance is provided by the Association of Manufacturers of Domestic Appliances, and is supported by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

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