Quick alert for UK owners of the current
For those who may have missed Amazon's alerts in their email, DigitalSpy and other tech sites report on the Amazon recall of chargers for the two models linked above) because of an electric shock risk."
' The chargers could be dangerous if the adapter assembly starts to detach - an issue that can occur when the component is pulled from the wall.
Amazon has assured customers that this only happens "in rare cases" but they're asking that anyone who purchased one of these tablets sold in the UK and Ireland since September 2015 stop using it.
They're offering a choice of an exchange for these chargers for free or an Amazon credit of £12 placed in the customer's Amazon-UK account so that the customer can purchase a third-party replacement.
Until you can get a replacement, Amazon recommends using the bundled USB cable with another compatible adapter.
' Anxious parents and Kindle Fire owners are being urged to check charger plugs with the model number FABK7B and contact the e-tailer’s customer services at amazon.co.uk/contactus for advice and power cable replacements. '
Check often: Temporarily-free recently published Kindle books
Guide to finding Free Kindle books and Sources. Top 100 free bestsellers. Liked-books under $1
UK-Only: recently published free books, bestsellers, or £5 Max ones
Also, UK customers should see the UK store's Top 100 free bestsellers.
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