iPod Nano recall: First Generation iPod Nano May Pose Safety Risk

By on Nov 18, 2011 in Business, Technology, World Comments
iPod Nano 1st Generation
Recalled iPod Nano 1st Generation
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Apple‘s first generation iPod Nano which was sold between September 2005 and December 2006 have been recalled due to fire risk.

According to Apple‘s website, the battery of the first generation iPod Nano may overheat and pose a safety risk.

“This issue has been traced to a single battery supplier that produced batteries with a manufacturing defect. While the possibility of an incident is rare, the likelihood increases as the battery ages,” as quoted from Apple’s website.

In this connection, Apple is offering a replacement unit for the iPod Nano (1st gen) free of charge. Owners may order their replacement unit through Apple’s support page where they can confirm if their model is eligible for the recall.

Apple said that a replacement unit will arrive approximately 6 weeks after the company received the customers iPod Nano (1st gen).

For additional information and assistance about this recall, iPod Nano owners may visit Apple’s Retail Store or an Apple Authorized Service Provider (AASP). Owners should bring their iPod nano for serial number validation.

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