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Bosch Dishwasher Safety Notice

The following notice has been issued by the manufacturer:


Owners of the following Bosch, Neff and Siemens dishwashers please act on this safety notice

Our quality control department has identified that an electrical component on a limited number of Bosch, Neff and Siemens branded dishwashers may overheat and in very rare cases cause a potential fire hazard. We are committed to the highest standards of safety and quality. As a responsible manufacturer we are voluntarily undertaking a free in-home repair programme of affected dishwashers which were manufactured between 1999 and early 2005. The affected dishwashers are certain models in the batch number range from FD 7901 to FD 8504 (see explanation below). Dishwashers which are outside the above batch number range are not affected.

The appliance details can be found either engraved on the top or on a sticker on the left hand side of the inner part of the door (see pictures below).

Bosch dishwasher recall information

To identify if you are the owner of one of the affected dishwashers, please do the following:

1. Go to your dishwasher and get your model details and batch number.
2. Check whether your batch number range lies within FD 7901 to FD 8504 – if not, you are not affected by this safety notice.
3. If your batch number falls within this range, please visit our website at and enter your model number together with your batch number to verify whether your particular dishwasher is affected. From here you will be able to arrange your free of charge repair immediately.
4. Alternatively, contact our call centre on freephone 0800 561 0082. Opening hours are Mon – Fri 7am to 12pm (midnight) and Sat – Sun 8am to 8pm.

This safety notice does not affect any other Bosch, Neff and Siemens branded appliances.

BSH Home Appliances Limited, Grand Union House, Old Wolverton Road, Wolverton, Milton Keynes MK12 5PT

News story is here on this recall notice.

Please note that we are not Bosch, we cannot book visits for this safety recall and we only have the information given on this safety recall. We cannot confirm that your model will be affected by this recall to Bosch dishwashers any more than you are able to by using the Bosch recall website.
m. taylor
Regarding Glasgow Herald advert ref siemans washer/dryer. My serial number is as followsE-nr WK61420GB/13 FD 8204 400027Please advise if this item is safe to use.
Kenneth Watt
Please read the information in the red box above.
Mr M Valetnin
Hi my father recieved a letter regarding the Dishwasher on 04.06.2013 the model is Bosch Exxcel E-NR SG545E08GB/45 BATCH NUMBER: FD8410.The dishwasher has over heated on several occasions and our model is one of the one's affected. He is unable to use it present because of the over heating reasons.please contact me in regards to having someone to come out and repair it. Thank you
Kenneth Watt
Hi Gerald,It is not our recall but a recall by the manufacturer, Bosch, who you would need to contact for confirmation.
Gerald Battram
My Bosch dishwasher has the following numbers: SGS5312GB/12 FD 7909 650221I believe this falls inside the suspect numbers.I noticed your recall printed in Saturday's DAILY MAIL 16/03/2013
Kenneth Watt
You need all the information from the rating plate as shown to be able to tell. There is no other way.
Heather Sandmeier
My neff dishwasher was purchased in January 2003 no.S5443 or 5543 is this one of the faulty models with a fire risk?
Kenneth Watt
No note of it but possibly, might be best to call Bosch in Ireland to check.
Tim Knight
One of the earlier posts said there'd been a fire in Ireland. I have an old Bosch dishwasher. Has there been a recall in Ireland too?
B Scott
I have a Siemens model SL84A305 UC/30 FD8603 doing the samething, control panel burt . Called Siemens and they won't do anything . This is even after there own ceritifed tec said same issue as the recall FD7901 - FD 8504. They suck

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