Microsoft gives details on this recall Surface Pro cords

Jan

22

2016

Owners of a Microsoft Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, or Surface Pro 3 that was purchased before July 15, 2015, the manufacturer may apply for a replacement power cord. Microsoft calls the old wires back because these are potentially incendiary in damage.

Microsoft has set up special web pages for Dutch and Belgian customers, where they can apply for a replacement power cord. According to Microsoft Surface Pro owners get their new power within four to six days without charge sent home. Customers do not return their current cable. Owners of a Surface Pro 3 which was purchased after July 15, 2015, do not need to request a new power cord. Microsoft delivers the tablet since then with another cord, which is less susceptible to damage.

Also the manufacturer of the Surface Pro tablets more information about the potential problems with the cables. “In the course of time can damage occur when the power cord for example, sharply and repeatedly bent or tightly rolled up. Examples of damage, cracks, fraying or distortions,” writes Microsoft. Such damage to the cord could overheat, posing a possible cause fire or electric shock.

To the question “Can I continue to use the power cord until I received my replacement part?” replied the site that owners of the affected products should use their power and no longer have to throw away or recycle. However, Microsoft writes that the guarantee does not expire choose the Surface Pro owners to continue using the existing cable. However emphasizes the manufacturer, customers have to take into account the potential hazards.

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