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2014-04-11, 16:07

Sony VAIO Fit 11A - battery fire hazard
- http://www.sony.co.uk/support/en/content/cnt-hn/prd-comp/hotnews-vaio-fit11a
11 April 2014 - "Sony has identified that the non-removable battery packs provided by a third party supplier, included in (and limited to) VAIO Fit 11A released in February 2014 with below listed model names could potentially malfunction and cause overheating, resulting in partial burns to the chassis of the PC... For your safety, if you are in possession of one of the PCs listed above, please immediately turn off your computer, disconnect it from its AC adapter and discontinue use. Please check whether you have an affected product by entering the serial number below. If your unit is affected, please leave your contact details in the spaces provided and we will be in touch with you within the following working day, at the latest..."
(More detail at the sony URL above.)

- http://www.sony.net/SonyInfo/News/ServiceArea/140411E/index.html

- http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/2339432/sony-recalls-too-hot-to-handle-vaio-fit-11a-laptops
Apr 11 2014