Sony Issues Recall for 73,000 Vaio Notebooks
Sony today issued a voluntary recall for 19 models of it Vaio notebook family due to faulty wiring that could potentially present a burn hazard. Sony received 15 complaints concerning the overheating hazard with 6 users reporting minor burns. It seems as if the problem lies in faulty wiring near the laptop's hinges. Sony is providing a web site and a toll free number in support of the recall. Users can check the web site to see if their laptop is affected by the recall. This isn't Sony's first recall involving overheating. Approximately two years ago Sony issued a previous recall over batteries that could result in the laptop overheating.