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What Hotpoint models are being recalled?

What Hotpoint models are being recalled?

FULL LIST: Whirlpool recall a number of Hotpoint and Indesit washing machines

  • FML 742P UK Hotpoint.
  • WMAOD 743G UK Hotpoint.
  • WMAOD 743P UK Hotpoint.
  • WMAQB 641P UK Hotpoint.
  • WMAQB 721P UK Hotpoint.
  • WMAQB 721P UK. M Hotpoint.
  • WMAQB 741G UK Hotpoint.
  • WMAQB 741P UK Hotpoint.

Can you replace bearings in a washing machine?

In addition to this, replacing only the bearings will likely be cheaper than purchasing an entirely new machine. Typically, washing machine bearings last around 10 years, so by replacing them, you can feel assured that the fresh new bearings won’t wear out anytime soon.

Can you fix bearings on washing machine?

Repairing the washing machine bearings is a more budget-friendly option, and therefore more economical than replacing them, or buying a new machine. Although the prospect of repairing them yourself can seem like a laborious job, if you are relatively handy then it isn’t as difficult as it may seem.

How long will washer last with bad bearings?

Water drips through the seal and rusts the bearings. You hear a loud noise when the washer is spinning because the bearings are rusty. It is usually good for washing machine bearings to be there for around 10 years.

How do I check my Hotpoint recall?

To check your appliance, you’ll need to know the model number and serial number. For Hotpoint washing machines, the model number should be found on the inside of the door. Alternatively, customers can call Whirlpool’s freephone hotline on 0800 316 1442.

Is Whirlpool the same as Hotpoint?

Hotpoint is a brand of domestic appliances. Ownership of the brand is split between American company Whirlpool, which has the rights in Europe, and Chinese company Haier, which has the rights in the Americas through its purchase of GE Appliances in 2016.

What does a bad washer bearing sound like?

The main tub bearing is likely defective if the drum spins unevenly or you hear a rubbing sound. However, if you hear a squeaking noise (verses grinding) it could be that the bearing just needs lubrication. If the bearing is lubricated with mechanical grease the sound should go away.