Miele Australia Pty Ltd—S5980 and Revolution Power Plus 5000 vacuum cleaners

PRA number

2006/8964

Published date

Product description

Identified by the name on the front cover and by the nameplate designation S5980 on the base of the unit. NOTE: this recall only applies to S5980 and Revolution Power Plus 5000 vacuum cleaners purchased between 22 December 2006 and 31 March 2007.

What are the defects?

Under extreme power supply circumstances and extended standby mode operation (initiated by the switch on the handle or the parking system) an internal electronic component may over heat and fail. In exceptional circumstances this heat may damage the external casing.

What are the hazards?

Malfunction

What should consumers do?

Customers with either of the above models should call Miele for a free of charge component upgrade at their convenience on 1800 332 542 (toll free) during normal business hours 8.30am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

Supplier

Miele Australia Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

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

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