HP Recalling More Than 6 Million Laptop Power Cords Due To Over Heating Issues

HP yesterday announced that they are recalling more than 6 million laptop power cords to melting and overheating issues. Find more details about it below.

On August 26, 2014 HP announced a worldwide voluntary recall and replacement program in cooperation with various government regulatory agencies, for affected AC power cords distributed worldwide with HP and Compaq notebook and mini notebook computers, as well as with AC adapters provided with accessories such as docking stations, sold from September 2010 through June 2012.

HP customers affected by this program will be eligible to receive a replacement AC power cord for each verified, recalled AC power cord at no cost.

HP believes that certain power cords shipped with notebook PC products and AC adapter accessories may pose a risk of a fire and burn hazard to customers. We are taking this action as part of our commitment to provide the highest quality of service to our notebook customers.

Note: Not all HP and Compaq notebook and mini notebook PCs were sold with an affected power cord. Please validate the power cord shipped with your notebook PC or purchased with an accessory, or as a spare.

Get more details about this program here.

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    I have a HP 850 ProBook with a hot charger its going back now..

    • AdamBoy64

      I’ve been thinking about getting a HP Laptop.
      What’s your experience with the HP 850 been like?

  • sb1370

    HP products are leader in heat production.