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Post# 982939   2/15/2018 at 15:42 (220 days old) by Rolls_rapide (Scotland, UK)        

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Fires in the home, apparently caused by faulty appliances:

Dishwashers: Hotpoint, Indesit (both now owned by Whirlpool).

Tumble Dryers: Hoover, Hotpoint.

Refrigeration: Beko, Hotpoint.

Washing Machines: Haier, Hoover.


Post# 982951 , Reply# 1   2/15/2018 at 17:32 (220 days old) by henene4 (Germany)        
Who is shocked?

I certanly ain't.

Anybody knows about the shady Indesit/Hotpoint quality.
Same with Hoover/Candy (who on earth designs a water level control system that can be screwed up by minor leakage of current to ground?).
And I mean, it's Haier.

Post# 982986 , Reply# 2   2/16/2018 at 06:15 (219 days old) by Rolls_rapide (Scotland, UK)        

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It's a pity Candy ever got their grubby mitts on Hoover. All they've done is to run a decent name into the ground.

I wish Bosch had bought Hoover instead.

Post# 983101 , Reply# 3   2/17/2018 at 03:41 (218 days old) by wft2800 (Leatherhead, Surrey)        

BSH isn't all that these days either. I hadn't heard WP had bought Indesit?

Post# 983111 , Reply# 4   2/17/2018 at 07:53 (218 days old) by Rolls_rapide (Scotland, UK)        
4 years ago...!

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It was Whirlpool conducting an audit of Indesit, that uncovered the dodgy tumble dryers!


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