Product recall: Is your washing machine affected?

Merseyside residents are advised to check whether their washing machine is one of the models affected by a product recall.

Over 500,000 Hotpoint and Indesit washing machines are being recalled by Whirlpool due to a defective door locking mechanism that could cause a fire.

To find out more, and whether your appliance is affected, visit

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

Or call the Whirlpool helpline on 0800 316 1442.

The phone line is likely to have a high volume of calls, so if it is busy keep trying to get through.