Teco Washing Machine Recall [Australia]

Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Teco Washing Machine Recall [Australia]Teco Australia Pty Ltd recalls certain batch/lots of Teco branded Washing Machines due to suspected electrical short circuit and consequential heating of the surrounding plastic, smoke and fire hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/Ob8E305jSgO

Direct link: http://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/teco-australia-pty-ltd-teco-65kg-washing-machine-model-twm65ttamfbe

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Washing Machines are subject to this recall:

  • Teco brand Twin Tub Washing Machine model TWM65TTAMFBE with a 6.5 kilogram load capacity.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, APNs, or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the appliance’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the ACCC, moisture vapour may penetrate the selector switch contacts within the top control console of the recalled Washing Machines. The selector switch may short circuit causing heating of the surrounding plastics, resulting in smoke and fire hazards.

If your Washing Machine is the affected model, TECO recommends that as a precautionary measure, you only use your washing machine under close supervision. If you observe any smoke or smell coming from the machine, turn off the power at the wall outlet.

To arrange a replacement or refund, please visit http://www.teco.com.au, call 1800 898 458 between 8:30 AM and 4:00 PM Monday to Friday, or e-mail at had.recall@teco.com.au.

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Additional information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2016/15671
Recalls Direct RIN: 7751-2016
Australia Electrical approval number: SGS-130493-EA
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