Sony Bravia LCD TVs Recall

11 October 2011

Risk

Faulty components are causing the TVs to emit smokeand have even led to internal TV parts melting from the overheating.

Description

Sony has announced that only its 40-inch LCD sets manufactured in 2007 and 2008 are subject to recall - this rules out the more recent models, including the modern Bravia ultra-slim LED TVs.

What To Do

Checking your TV model number
If you own a 40-inch Sony Bravia TV, the first thing to do is to confirm the model number.

You can do this by checking the casing, which will usually display the model number on the rear of the TV.

Alternatively, check your instruction manual, which will list the model number of your TV.

Contacting Sony
If you own one of the TVs that is considered at risk, you should contact Sony's product support team.

Sony product support: 0844 846 6555

Electrical Safety First recommends that anyone who discovers they have an electrical item that has been recalled should stop using it until it has been checked by the manufacturer.

Model numbers

Sony Bravia KDL-40 D3400

Sony Bravia KDL-40 D3500

Sony Bravia KDL-40 D3660

Sony Bravia KDL-40 V3000

Sony Bravia KDL-40 W3000

Sony Bravia KDL-40 X3000

Sony Bravia KDL-40 X3500

Recall date 11 Oct 2011
Categories Audio-Visual And Computers
Brands Sony