Product recalls

Hotpoint dishwasher safety alert

November 1, 2013

Hotpoint has issued a safety alert on a range of dishwashers manufactured between June 2006 and March 2007. The affected models are:

  • Hotpoint FDW20
  • Hotpoint FDW60
  • Hotpoint FDW65A

Hotpoint is aware of a small number of cases of dishwashers where an electrical component has failed. This may lead to overheating and a potential fire hazard.

A total of 3,971 of these branded dishwashers have been sold in Ireland through a number of retail outlets.

Hotpoint dishwasher

What to do:

  1. Check the model number of your Hotpoint dishwasher. This can be found on a sticker on the inside edge of either the right or left hand side of the door. The serial number (S/N) is 9 digits long. If the first 5 digits are between 60601 and 70331 your appliance is affected.
  2. If you have one of these models, or if you are unsure if you do, call the Hotpoint/Indesit customer service line on 0818 776188, (Monday to Friday 08:00am to 6:30pm, Saturday 8.30am to 5.30pm, Sunday 9.30am to 3.30pm), or contact Hotpoint by email at
  3. You can also check online at and Hotpoint will arrange for an engineer to visit your home and make a free-of-charge repair.
  4. While you are waiting for an engineer to visit, Hotpoint recommend not to leave the dishwasher unattended while in use.
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