HOTPOINT MICROWAVE OVENS PROBLEMS
Information about the problems and breakdowns of Hotpoint microwave ovens that were reported from 2012 to 2016.
Common problems: fire, glass shattering.
Faulty modules: door, glass.
4 issues reported
Consumer reported that microwave, which was purchased 3 years ago, caught fire on its own.
the microwave oven has started to spontaneously start when it is not supposed to be in use. It has most often done this immediately after it has been used and when consumer shut the door after taking food out of the microwave oven. no injury.
48 YOF's son was popping bag of microwave popcorn & metal plate on bottom of microwave caught on fire. She burned her hand when she put out flames & unplugged microwave. She received first aid by non-medical professional. Technician said it couldn't be repaired.
[44 YOF] said microwave was not in use but but became hot & busted glass turntable inside. Her husband went to use microwave & saw that turntable had broken into pieces. Consumer could feel extreme heat coming from it. They heard glass braking & buzzing sound & unplugged it.
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