Sony Vaio Laptop Battery Recall

11 April 2014

Risk

Risk that batteries could overheat, potentially causeing burn damage to teh computer chassis.

Description

Third-party laptop batteries manufactured by Panasonic for the Sony Vaio Fit 11A laptop.

What To Do

If you are in possesion of a computer matching the serial numbers listed above, then please immediately shut down your computer, disconnect the A/C adaptor and do not use the computer.Please then contact Sony, either through the website or hotline listed below.

http://www.sony.co.uk/support/en/content/cnt-hn/prd-comp/hotnews-vaio-fit11a

Alternatively, call the hotline on 0844 8466 555.

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

The model affected is the VAIO Fit 11A, serial numbers:

SVF11N16CTB SVF11N1L2RP
SVF11N1A4E SVF11N1L2RS
SVF11N1C5E SVF11N1M2ES
SVF11N1L2EB SVF11N1S2EB
SVF11N1L2EP SVF11N1S2ES
SVF11N1L2ES SVF11N1S2RS
Recall date 11 Apr 2014
Categories Audio-Visual And Computers
Brands Sony