Hewlett-Packard has announced it has expanded the May 14, 2009, recall of its laptop battery packs. The company will replace the defective batteries at no cost to customers.
The notice on the HP site said “HP and the battery manufacturers believe that certain battery packs shipped in HP notebook PC products manufactured between August 2007 and May 2008 may pose a potential safety hazard to customers. The batteries can overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard.
“The affected battery packs were distributed worldwide in certain notebook PCs within the following models:”
dv2000, dv2500, dv2700
dv6000, dv6500, dv6700
dx6000, dx6500, dx6700
V3000, V3500, V3700
V6000, V6500, V6700
HP notice here: http://bpr.hpordercenter.com/hbpr/M14.aspx