Samsung Australia are recalling several models of their popular top loading washing machines after it was discovered that under certain circumstances, there is a chance moisture may penetrate the electrical connectors, which can cause a fire hazard.
The recall affects models manufactured in 2010, 2011, 2012 and some models in 2013.
Samsung washing machine recall affected models:
Other models are not affected.
Machines in this model, all manufactured between 1 February 2010 and 28 February 2013, should be serviced. Customers can confirm if they own one of these affected models by checking the 13-digit model code and 15-digit serial number on the back of the machine. If you are unable to locate either of these numbers on your machine, please contact Samsung’s Product Safety Hotline and one of their agents will assist you.
How to find the model on your washing machine: