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Nokia starts charger exchange program for over 14 million faulty chargers

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 09 Nov 2009 21:56 User comments (1)

Nokia starts charger exchange program for over 14 million faulty chargers Nokia has announced today the launch of a charger exchange program after the company recalled 14 million phone chargers due to their risk of shocking users when plugged in.
The phone manufacturer says that during “routine quality control processes," it was uncovered that the plastic covers of the chargers come loose when plugged into live sockets and pose a shock hazard.

All the chargers will be replaced for free.

The exchange program says the affected chargers are "type AC-3E, AC-3U (manufactured between June 15, 2009 and August 9, 2009) and AC-4U (manufactured between April 13, 2009 and October 25, 2009)."

You can check the program site here for more details: Nokia Charger Exchange

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110.11.2009 1:41

Great quality control...sell 14 million chargers...then try one out and find out it is not just poorly made, but downright dangerous. I doubt 1% of these 14 million chargers will get replaced.

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