As a service to our customers were are providing the following information.
The following is a listing of recalls from various manufacturer's computers, notebooks and peripherals that have been announced.
If you have one of these products and need further information, please feel free to call us at 1-800-910-4272.

 

 

  1. Problem : Some notebook power brick adapters sold during a four-year period can overheat and pose a shock and fire hazard.  The adapters were sold with Dell Latitude, Precision, and Inspiron notebook computers between September 1998 and February 2002.  The power adapters were made by Delta Electronics in China and Thailand and carry the identifiers "Dell" and either P/N 9364U, P/N 7832D, or P/N 4983D on the back of the adapter.  If you have one of these adapters, Dell advises that you immediately stop using it and contact the company for a free replacement.  For more information call Dell at 800-418-8590 between 9am and 6pm central time Monday through Friday, or visit www.delladapterprogram.com .

    The affected notebooks include:

    • Latitude CP, CPi, CPiA, CPtC, CPiR, CPxH, CPtV, CS, CSx, CPxJ, CPtS, C500, C510, C600, C800, C810, V700, C-Dock, C-Port.
    • Inspiron 2500, 2600, 3700, 3800, 4000, 4100, 4150, 5000, 5000e, 7500, 7550, 8000, 8100, Advanced Port Replicator, Docking Station
    • Precision M4
  2. Problem : Dell is voluntarily recalling power adapters from 28,000 notebook computers that can pose a shock hazard when using power cords not intended for these adapters.  "Dell" and "Dell P/N W1451" is printed on top these adapters.  They were sold as an option from December 2003 through May 2004.  Free retrofit kits are provided by the manufacturer.  These retrofits will prevent incorrect cables from being connected to the adapters.  In the meantime, consumers should only use the power cables intended for these adapters.  Call Dell toll-free at 888-245-3844 between 9am and 6pm central time Monday through Friday to order free retrofit kits.  Consumers also can write to Dell Inc., RR2E, MSC #8222, One Dell Way, Round Rock, TX 78682.  Additional information can also be found on Dell's web site at www.support.dell.com .

The affected notebooks include:

  • Latitude D400, D500, D505, D600, D800, X300
  • Inspiron 300M, 500M, 510M, 600M, I8500 and I8600

    3.    Problem : Dell is voluntarily recalling and offering free replacements for certain notebook batteries that were sold for use with some
            models of its' Latitude, Inspiron, and Precision notebooks.  It is possible for these batteries to overheat, which could pose a risk of
            a fire.  In addition, these batteries may have also been provided in response to service calls.  The batteries were shipped to
            customers from October 5, 2004 to October 13th, 2005.  The words "Dell" and "Made in Japan" or "Made in China" are printed on
            the back of the batteries.  The following battery models are subject to the recall: 

            3K590    C5340    X5308    F5132    U5882    U5867    6P922    C5446    C2603

            To determine whether your battery is affected by this issue  you should click here .

            Batteries subject to the recall should not be used while awaiting a replacement battery from Dell.  You may continue to use your
            notebook computer using the AC adapter power cord originally provided with your notebook.

            Potentially affected batteries were sold with the following notebook  models or sold separately as second batteries:

  •    Latitude D410, D505, D510, D600, D800, D810
  •    Inspiron 510, 600m, 6000, 8600, 9200, 9300, XPS Gen 2
  •    Precision M20, M70

    4.    Problem : Dell is voluntarily recalling and offering free replacements for certain notebook batteries that were sold for use with
            models of it's Latitude, Inspiron, Precision, and XPS notebooks.  It is possible for these batteries to overheat, which could pose a
            risk of a fire.  In addition, these batteries may have also been provided in response to service calls.  The batteries were shipped to
            customers from April 2004 through July 2006.  These batteries were manufactured by Sony.

            To determine whether your battery is affected by this issue, you should click here .

            Batteries subject to the recall should not be used while awaiting a replacement battery from Dell.  You may continue to use your notebook computer using the AC adapter power cord originally provided with your notebook.

            Potentially affected batteries were sold with the following notebook models or sold separately as second batteries:

  •   Latitude D410, D500, D505, D510, D520, D600, D610, D620, D800, D810
  •   Inspiron 6000, 8500, 8600, 9100, 9200, 9300, 500m, 510m, 600m, 6400, E1505, 700m, 710m, 9400 and E1705
  •   Precision M20, M60, M70 and M90
  •   XPS Gen2, XPS M170 and XPS M1710

 

 

 

 

 

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