Safety notice: LG washing machine

13 January 2016

There's a safety notice on the LG 8KG 6 Motion Direct Drive Washing Machines.

There's a risk of electric shock, and the company say: "In certain circumstances, due to water ingress behind the control panel, a short circuit can be created which causes the chrome decal to become live and users may experience a mild electric shock."

Here are barcodes and details to look out for.

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If you think you have an affected product you should contact LG directly for further information. The LG customer helpline is: 0344 847 5454. The line is open Monday - Saturday, 9am-6pm.
Batch numbers:

405KW***####
412KW***####
501PW***####
510PW***####
404KW***####
510KW***#####

*UPDATE*

LG have been in touch, and made this statement:

“LG is aware of a minor issue that under exceptional conditions affect a small number of LG 8KG 6 Motion Direct Drive Washing Machines. LG would like to clarify that it will not be recalling the LG 8KG 6 Motion Direct Drive Washing Machine and would like to reassure customers that the appliance is safe for use. Customers who require more information should contact the LG UK customer service team directly on 0344 847 5454.”

TOPICS:   Recalls   Technology

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