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IMPORTANT: Dishwasher recall: UK Hotpoint (Bosch)
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Post# 537429   8/16/2011 at 18:50 (4,687 days old) by Rolls_rapide (.)        

Apparently, the recent Bosch/Neff/Siemens dishwasher recall might be expanded to include Hotpoint-made machines, that were sourced from Bosch.

I think at least one of our members has such a Hotpoint. Is it "Aquarius1984"?

Indesit Group seem to have been given the nod that some Hotpoint machines before their tenure, might be affected.


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Post# 537431 , Reply# 1   8/16/2011 at 18:56 (4,687 days old) by Rolls_rapide (.)        
HOTPOINT DWF30 Dishwasher

This apparently is the pcb that goes faulty.

Post# 537483 , Reply# 2   8/17/2011 at 02:53 (4,687 days old) by HotpointFan (United Kingdom)        
I must thank you!

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In your last thread on Bosch Dishwashers, you informed me and my family about this problem. Three affected dishwashers in our family have now been fixed!

Jacob


Post# 537486 , Reply# 3   8/17/2011 at 03:29 (4,687 days old) by arbilab (Ft Worth TX (Ridglea))        

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How much mental exercise must we now expend to keep track of Whirlmore/Maypool/Boschwhite/Frigilux? I'm glad I'm old and my White Frigilux washer will probably last the rest of my life.

Post# 537493 , Reply# 4   8/17/2011 at 05:39 (4,687 days old) by dyson2drums (United Kingdom)        

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Hey there

Thank you for the post, a family friend has a aquarius dwf30 in silver(graphite). Are hotpoint sorting this out free of charge if you ring up?

Thank you


Post# 537507 , Reply# 5   8/17/2011 at 07:58 (4,687 days old) by dubstar85 (Glasgow, Scotland)        

We had a DWF34, left it in the old house when we moved! Replaced a 7829 (I think!) dishwasher. Both were great machines.

David


Post# 537531 , Reply# 6   8/17/2011 at 09:29 (4,687 days old) by aquarius8000 ()        

Phew!

Ours just missed!


Post# 537610 , Reply# 7   8/17/2011 at 14:32 (4,686 days old) by Rolls_rapide (.)        

I am glad that people were alerted to this, and the machines were caught in time.

I actually discovered this completely by accident, whilst surfing Ukwhitegoods.

The link in my first post leads to a former salesman's queries and his own investigation.

I would think that Hotpoint will not charge as it is a safety recall, but it is always best to confirm with Hotpoint.

A neighbour had an affected Bosch. The engineer said none had actually caught fire, however read these comments of people's experiences, in the link below. They tell another story!


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Post# 537667 , Reply# 8   8/17/2011 at 19:22 (4,686 days old) by optima (Cumbria England)        

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Oh dear,
We will have to step back in time to check paper work. Better to be safe than sorry.


Post# 537762 , Reply# 9   8/18/2011 at 06:18 (4,686 days old) by 74simon ()        

Thanks for posting this, I've got a tabletop Hotpoint which is a badge-engineered Bosch, but the corresponding Bosch model SKT5102 seems not to be affected. Phew!


Post# 537769 , Reply# 10   8/18/2011 at 07:47 (4,686 days old) by HotpointFan (United Kingdom)        
a table top hotpoint?

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please can you show us a picture? how old is it?

thanks

jacob


Post# 537781 , Reply# 11   8/18/2011 at 09:29 (4,686 days old) by 74simon ()        
Jacob,

It's the model pictured below, although that picture is off Ebay.

 

Not sure how old it is, I bought it second hand in 2005-6, but I think they sold them for years. Hope that helps!


Post# 537793 , Reply# 12   8/18/2011 at 10:17 (4,685 days old) by HotpointFan (United Kingdom)        
Thanks for the pic!

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I have never seen the Hotpoint tabletop dishwashers but I can see this does look like a Bosch!

Jacob


Post# 538666 , Reply# 13   8/22/2011 at 00:28 (4,682 days old) by ultimafan ()        
the tabletop above

I think that's a really old model, a 789*, it was released with the first Aquariuses, which was well before the 1999 production of the Bosch dishwashers. Although I guess every Hotpoint dishwasher made between 1999-2003 would be under scrutiny (in 2003 Indesit kicked in with their dishwasher range)


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