The manfacturer has issued the following recall notice:
This is an important Safety Notice, relative to some specific Hoover Frost Free refrigeration appliances produced between week 34 2011 and week 34 2012.
We have identified in a batch of appliances manufactured between the dates above that there is a possibility of a potential fault developing on the defrost heater element supplied to Hoover. Overheating can occur and in certain circumstances this could result in a fire.
In order to prevent this possibility we kindly request that you establish if your appliance is affected by using our appliance check on our website.
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