Risk of battery packs overheating.
VGP-BPS26 battery packs provided by Panasonic and included with VAIO SVE Series personal computers released in October 2012 and certain VAIO personal computers that have been submitted for repair.
What To Do
If you have an affected unit, then please immediately remove the battery pack from your laptop. The laptop can then continue to be used safely with an AC adapter.
Please visit this Sony webpage to check if you have an affected model and for further information:
At present Sony expects to post an update by early April 2016 regarding their timetable for providing customers with battery pack replacements.
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.
Models that may have been sold together with an affected battery pack at time of purchase:
Models that may have been equipped with an affected battery pack during repair:
SVE1411 Series SVE1412 Series
SVE1413 Series SVE14A1 Series
SVE14A2 Series SVE14A3 Series
SVE1511 Series SVE1512 Series
SVE1513 Series SVE1711 Series
SVE1712 Series SVE1713 Series
VPCCA1 Series VPCCA2 Series
VPCCA3 Series VPCCA4 Series
VPCCB1 Series VPCCB2 Series
VPCCB3 Series VPCCB4 Series
VPCEH1 Series VPCEH2 Series
VPCEH3 Series VPCEJ1 Series
VPCEJ2 Series VPCEJ3 Series
|Recall date||02 Mar 2016|
|Categories||Audio-Visual And Computers|