IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE – Risk of Fire

Hotpoint DWF3 series and DC26 dishwashers


If you are the owner of a Hotpoint DWF3 series or a DC26 dishwasher, please read below.


Hotpoint are aware of a small number of cases of dishwashers where an electrical component has failed. This may lead to overheating and in rare cases a potential fire hazard. Our absolute priority is to locate and modify every dishwasher that is affected.


If you own a Hotpoint DWF3 series or DC26 dishwasher manufactured between Jan 1999 to Sept 2003 and sold in the UK, with any of the model numbers (as highlighted below)


DWF30; DWF31; DWF32; DWF33; DWF34; DWF35; DWM37; DC26;


When checking firstly as a precaution, make sure it is turned off and disconnected from the wall socket.


While you are waiting for an engineer visit we recommend you do not leave the dishwasher unattended whilst in use.


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  • Appliance serial number – located on the top, right or left hand side of the inside of the door
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