Various models

Product Type: 
Washing Machines
Product Manufacturer: 
Ariston
Serial number(s): 
All serial numbers
Recall Date: 
Saturday, 9 February, 2002
Manufactured dates: 
Contact Details: 
Contact freephone 0800 9807160 between 8.00am and 8.00pm Monday to Friday.
Investigator Name: 

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE

Washing Machines and Washer Dryers.

On some Ariston and Indesit Washing Machines and Washer Dryers a weakness has been identified which may enable the door to be opened when the appliance is in operation.

The only appliances that may be affected have a white plastic surround to the door lock mechanism. The door lock mechanism is situated on the right hand side of the door opening as shown above. Please check your machine.

If the plastic surround is either BLACK OR BROWN you need take NO FURTHER ACTION.

If your appliance has a WHITE door lock surround, FILL IN THE TEAR OFF SLIP BELOW, put in an envelope, and post it to us at the address shown.

No stamp is necessary.
Alternatively, contact freephone 0800 9807160 between 8.00am and 8.00pm Monday to Friday.

YOU CAN CONTINUE TO USE YOUR APPLIANCE AS LONG AS YOU DO NOT TRY TO
OPEN THE DOOR WHEN THE MACHINE IS TURNED ON.

WE ADVISE THAT YOU SHOULD TAKE EXTRA CARE WHEN CHILDREN ARE NEAR
THE APPLIANCE.

This notice affects no other Indesit and Ariston Appliances.

(Published in the The Guardian newspaper on the 3 March 1998)