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Samsung issues warning over top loader washing machines

Published: 5:57PM Wednesday May 01, 2013 Source: ONE News

  • Samsung washing machines (Source: Supplied)
    Samsung washing machines - Source: Supplied

Up to 36,000 Samsung customers could be affected by a fault affecting four models of top loader washing machines.

The fault potentially causes electrical sparks which have been linked to 15 fires in Australia.

Samsung says customers should check their machine's serial number and has offered to pay for repairs.

The top loader washing machine models affected are:

Customers can confirm if they own one of these affected models by checking the 13-digit model name on the back of the machine, and comparing it to the affected model list which can be found at: