Acer Recalls 22,000 Notebooks in AS3410, AS3410T, AS3810T, AS3810TG, AS3810TZ, AS3810TZG Series
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission along with Acer has announced a voluntary recall of 22,000 Acer Notebooks. Acer is recalling all these Notebook Computers Due to Burn Hazard which can be due to an internal microphone wire under the palm rest that can short circuit and overheat. The recalled notebook computer models are the Acer AS3410, AS3410T, AS3810T, AS3810TG, AS3810TZ and AS3810TZG. The screen size of the Notebook is about 13.3 inches.
Acer has decided to recall the Notebooks when it has received three reports of computers short circuiting, resulting in slight melting of the external casing. Do note that not all units are affected and you should contact Acer to determine if your unit is included in the recall. Most of these Notebooks are sold at ABS Computer Technologies, D&H Distributing, Fry’s Electronics, Ingram Micro, Radio Shack, SED/American Express, Synnex Corporation, SYX Distribution, Tech Data Corporation and other retailers nationwide and Amazon.com from June 2009 through October 2009 for between $650 and $1,150.
So if you are using any of the Acer’s AS3410, AS3410T, AS3810T, AS3810TG, AS3810TZ, AS3810TZG models contact Acer to determine if your notebook is affected and to receive a free repair. For more information you can contact Acer toll-free at (866) 695-2237 or visit their website at www.acer.com.