Acer Aspire laptops recalled due to overheating

by prashanth on October 12, 2009 · 0 comments

in Laptops

acer_aspire-3935If you’re an owner of Acer Aspire AS3410 / AS3810T / AS3810TG / AS3810TZ / AS3810TZG laptop manufactured prior to September 15, 2009 and lately if you have noticed that your lappie gets overheated then you are advised to surrender your laptop to fix the problem.

It appears lately Acer has received truck-loads of complain regarding overheating problem in above mentioned laptops.

And that’s why the firm has initialized a voluntary safety recall program.

Acer reports, “it has come to our attention that certain Acer Aspire Notebooks may overheat under specific conditions. Acer is therefore voluntarily instituting a safety recall for these products.”

The affected units are Acer Aspire models AS3410, AS3810T, AS3810TG, AS3810TZ and AS3810TZG manufactured prior to September 15, 2009.

In the affected units the microphone cable may overheat when extreme pressure is applied repeatedly to the left palm rest. As a result, the unit̉³ case may become deformed and the system may malfunction.

Acer has voluntarily instituted a safety recall program to proactively replace the microphone cable in the affected units to eliminate any risk of overheating.

Check out this page to determine whether your unit is affected and requires to be serviced.

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