Sanyo—Twin Tub Washing Machine

Identifying features

Model SW-445AP

What are the defects?

Moisture Accumulation On The Terminals Of The Wash Timer May Cause Arcing Which In Certain Circumstances May Ignite The Timer And Surrounding Control Panel. This Can Also Occur If The Washing Machine Is Left Connected To The Power Supply After Use.

What are the hazards?

Fire

What should consumers do?

Disconnect The Washing Machine From The Power Supply Immediately. Record The Model Number And Serial Number Printed On The Rating Label Located On The Rear Of The Machine And Telephone Sanyo On Free Call Number 1300 360 230.

Supplier
Sanyo Australia Pty Ltd
Where the product was sold
Nationally

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Product category