REGARDING CERTAIN SCALEXTRIC SETS ONLY:
'Mini Rallycross Set'
'Formula 1 Set'
'Jaguar Challenge Set'
'Indy 500 Set'
To owners and purchasers of the above sets ONLY.
No other products are affected.
It has been discovered that, on a limited number of these items, the two halves of the outer case of the plug-in transformer may become loose or separate.
This problem only applies to transformers having a certain date code. The date code is clearly marked on the case immediately below the mains pins. If the first two digits are between 0 and 37 inclusive, please check as follows.
CAREFULLY ENSURE THAT THE UNIT IS DISCONNECTED. Check that the transformer case is securely fixed simply by pulling or twisting the two halves of the case. If the item appears to be loose or insecure, the defective transformer should be returned immediately to: Service Department, Hornby Hobbies Limited, Westwood, Margate, Kent CT9 4JX.
IF YOU ARE IN ANY DOUBT or if you require any further information or guidance, please telephone our Customer Care Line: (0843) 299413.
A REPLACEMENT TRANSFORMER WILL BE DESPATCHED BY RETURN WITH FULL REIMBURSEMENT OF YOUR POSTAGE COSTS. DO NOT FORGET TO ENCLOSE YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS.
(Published in the Daily Telegraph newspaper on the 6 December 1993)