IBM Announces an expansion on the original safety recall to repair faulty computer monitors!
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CPSC, IBM & LiteOn Technology announced expansion of a previously announced recall of computer monitors The recall was originally made because the monitor's circuit board can overheat and smoke, posing a fire hazard to consumers
The recalled IBM monitors include the G51 CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) and G51t Touch Screen CRT models The G51 and G51t monitors have the following model numbers on a label on the back of the unit: 6541-02N, 6541-02E, 6541-02S, 6541-Q0N, 6541-Q0E, and 6541-Q0S They have now added the 6541-Q0S to the recall The label on the back of the recalled G51 models also has a date of manufacture between June 1997 and September 1997.
Consumers should stop using these monitors immediately and contact the IBM Repair Center toll-free at (866) 644-3155 between 9 a.m and 7 p.m ET Monday through Friday to confirm whether their monitor is covered by the recall For more information go to:
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Posted by Michal of Data Doctors on August 29, 2003