C-1407 (UK model only)

Product Type: 
Televisions
Product Manufacturer: 
Sharp
Serial number(s): 
All
Recall Date: 
Wednesday, 27 December, 2000
Manufactured dates: 
01/10/1983
Contact Details: 
Freephone: 0800 262958 Address: Sharp Consumer Care Dept., Freepost, MR4164, Manchester, M10 8BU.
Investigator Name: 
Carey N.J

Important safety announcement.

To owners of SHARP portable 14 inch Colour Television Model No. C-1407 (UK model only) which was on sale for three years from October 1983.

It has been found that over a long period of time, the On/Off switch can become faulty and in extreme circumstances there is a risk of overheating. Please note: No other Sharp TVs are affected. If you own one of these TV sets:-

PLEASE DISCONNECT IT FROM THE MAINS SUPPLY AND DO NOT USE IT UNTIL A NEW SWITCH HAS BEEN FITTED.

To make arrangements for a new switch to be fitted free of charge, please contact us on Freephone No. 0800 262958

Please quote your name, address and telephone number, model number and serial number.

The model and serial number are to be found on the silver coloured plate located in the middle of the back of the set. Sharp Electronics (UK) Ltd., apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

(Published in the Mail on Sunday newspaper - 16 may 1993)