HP/Compaq laptop batteries recalled due to over heating problem

HP, one of the premier laptop manufacturers  is recalling 54,000 lithium-ion batteries of  HP and Compaq Notebooks or Laptops after the news of  injuries from the batteries overheating and rupturing being reported.

Most of these batteries were manufactured in china.

Here is  a list of all models that have been recalled.

Notebook Model Number Battery Bar Codes (^ in the code
can be any letter or number)
HP Pavilion dv2000, dv2500, dv2700
dv6000, dv6500, dv6700
dx6000, dx6500, dx6700
62940^^AXV^^^^, 65035^^B7U^^^^,
65035^^B7V^^^^, 65035^^BGU^^^^,
65035^^BGV^^^^
dv9000, dv9500, dv9700 65033^^B7U^^^^, 65033^^B7V,
65033^^BGU^^^^
Compaq Presario A900
C700
F500, F700
V3000, V3500, V3700
V6000, V6500, V6700
62940^^AXV^^^^, 65035^^B7U^^^^,
65035^^B7V^^^^, 65035^^BGU^^^^,
65035^^BGV^^^^
HP G6000, G7000 62940^^AXV^^^^, 65035^^B7U^^^^,
65035^^B7V^^^^, 65035^^BGU^^^^,
65035^^BGV^^^^
HP Compaq 6510b, 6515b
6710b, 6710s
6715b, 6715s
65000^^B5V^^^^
6720s 67059^^V8U^^^^, 67059^^V8V^^^^

For details click:

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10240.html

http://www.hp.com/support/BatteryReplacement

Imroz

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