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Lenovo Recalls ThinkCentre Desktop Computers Due to Fire Hazard

Note: This recall has been reannounced.

Name of Product:
Lenovo ThinkCentre M70z and M90z desktop computers
Hazard:
A defect in an internal component in the power supply can overheat and pose a fire hazard.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
March 08, 2012
Units:
About 50,500
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact Lenovo toll-free at (855)248-2194 anytime, or visit the firm's website at www.lenovo.com/aiopsurecall

Recall Details

Description:

The recalled all-in-one desktop computers, or PCs, are flat-panel monitors with the PC integrated into the monitor housing itself. The power supplies are also inside the monitor or PC housing. The computer chassis has a matte black finish with the brand name "ThinkCentre" in the lower left hand corner of the monitor front. The recalled desktop model numbers are M90z and M70z along with the serial number and manufacturing date code can be found on a label on the underside of the unit.

ModelsDate Codes
M70z and M90z 1001 to 1012
1101 to 1112
001 to 012
101 to 112

 

Only certain of the M70z and M90z computers built in this time frame are affected. Consumers will need to check the serial number on their computer with Lenovo to determine if it is subject to this recall.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the computers, unplug the power supply and contact the firm to determine if your computer is included in the recall and to schedule an appointment for a free replacement of the power supply.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm received reports of one fire incident and one smoke incident in the U.S. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Online at Lenovo's websites, by telephone and direct sales through Lenovo authorized distributors nationwide from May 2010 through January 2012 for about $500 for the M70z model and $800 for the M90z model.
Manufacturer(s):
Lenovo, of Morrisville, N.C.
Importer(s):

Lenovo, of Morrisville, N.C.

Manufactured In:
Mexico
Recall number:
12-129
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