We’ve been informed about a product recall affecting tumble dryers, and want to share this important information with all HCHA tenants.
Whirlpool is recalling some of the tumble dryers sold under its Hotpoint, Indesit, Creda, Swan and Proline brands made between 2004 and 2015.
If you think you might have a tumble dryer from one of these brands, you can check whether it needs to be recalled by calling 0800 151 0905. Any residents who are concerned about their tumble dryers can also check whether their model is affected on the Whirlpool website www.dryerrecall.whirlpool.co.uk
If your product is affected, you will have the option to:
• have it replaced free of charge
• opt for an upgrade
• have it fi xed by an engineer
• choose a refund (depending on the age of the
In the meantime, please unplug and do not use the tumble dryer until it has been replaced or modified. 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.