August 15, 2006
Dell recalls notebook batteries
Puchase a Dell notebook lately? The company has issues a recall on the following: The batteries in question, made by Sony Corp., are in notebooks shipped between April 1, 2004, and July 18 of this year. The recalled batteries were sold with the following Dell notebook computers: Dell Latitude(TM) D410, D500, D505, D510, D520, D600, D610, D620, D800, D810; Inspiron(TM) 6000, 8500, 8600, 9100, 9200, 9300, 500m, 510m, 600m, 6400, E1505, 700m, 710m, 9400, E1705; and Dell Precision(TM) M20, M60, M70 and M90 mobile workstations; and XPS(TM), XPS Gen2, XPS M170 and XPS M1710. (Source: CBC) - now I wonder if the recall will enable me to trade in my piece of crap "premium, long life" battery that I upgraded to which provides me with a whopping 3 hours of life! - for more see www.dellbatteryprogram.com or call toll-free at 1-866-342-0011.
Posted by Glenn Letham