Samsung Recalls 150,000 Washing Machines

Samsung Australia has issued a recall for six top loading washing machine models, due to

fire risk.

The Department of Fair Trading said there have been 15 fire incidents involving these machines around the country.

New South Wales firefighters say they have seen six fires linked to the models since November last year.

The models are: SW75V9WIP; SW65V9WIP; SW70SPWIP; SW80SPWIP; WA85GWGIP; and,

Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe says those affected can visit the Samsung website or call 1800 239 655.

“Samsung will arrange for an authorised service technician to provide a free in-home service for all
affected models,” he said.