Toshiba Recalls 41,000 T-Series Notebooks

Toshiba Recalls 41,000 T-Series Notebooks

The affected models include:
Toshiba Satellite T135
Toshiba Satellite T135D
Toshiba Satellite ProT130

According to the report, the DC input jack (where the AC adapter plugs in to charge / power the machine) can "overheat to the point where the plastic base around the jack melts, which could lead to burns on users who touch it."

The CPSC said 129 instances of "overheating and deforming the plastic casing area around the AC adapter plug" had been reported.

The recalled laptops was sold at electronics stores and other retailers nationwide and online, including at and other websites, from August 2009 through August 2010 for between $600 and $800.

Consumers should immediately download the latest version of Toshiba's BIOS computer program to their notebook computer at

The updated BIOS will detect whether the computer is overheating and promptly shut down the notebook, telling the consumer they should contact Toshiba for a repair.

Toshiba Satellite T135DToshiba Satellite T135Toshiba Satellite Pro T130

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