Dell is recalling power adapters for some of its Latitude, Precision, and Inspiron laptops due to the possibility that the adapters may overheat, posing a risk of fire or electrical shock. The adapters being recalled have "P/N 9364U," P/N 7832D" or "P/N 4983D" and Dell's name on them. Dell is offering a free replacement adapter for the defective adapters. See CPSC, Dell Inc. Announce Recall of AC Adapters for Notebook Computers or www.delladapterprogram.com for further details, though the latter site is returning a "Service Unavailable" message at the moment.
There was a prior recall of Dell Combination Auto/Air Adapters sold with Dell Latitude X300, D400, D500, D505, D600 and D800, Inspiron 300m, 500m, 510M, 600m, I8500, I8600 and Precision M60 laptops sold between December 2003 and May 2004. Those adapters pose the risk of electrical shock to users. Those adapters have "DELL" and "Dell P/N W1451" printed on the top of the adapters. For details on that recall see www.auto-air-adapter.com or the Dell Combination Auto-Air Power Adapter Retrofit Program webpage.
Part Numbers 9364U, 7832D, and 4983D Recall
- Dell recalls laptop power supplies
- CPSC, Dell Inc. Announce Recall of AC Adapters for Notebook Computers
- Dell Adapter Program
Part Number W1451 Recall
- Dell Recalls Portable Power Adapters
- Dell Combination Auto-Air Power Adapter Retrofit Program
- Dell Recalls Notebook Power Adapters
- Dell Important Safety Advisory