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Apple MacBook Pro recall of 432,000 laptops that pose fire and fire risks



Apple claims about 432,000 MacBook Pro laptops sold nationwide because they pose a fire hazard.

The company on Thursday said it had received 26 reports of battery overheating of the battery – with five consumers reporting minor burns and a disorder of smoking. The Cupertino, California-based company also received 17 reports of minor damage to nearby private property.

Consumers are encouraged to stop using recalled laptops and contact Apple to schedule a free repair.

Manufactured in China, the revoked computers had a retail price of $ 2,000 and more, and were sold to Apple and electronics stores nationwide, as well as online from September 201

5 to February 2017.

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In addition to the approximately 432,000 laptops sold in the United States, about 26,000 of recalled products were sold in Canada, according to a US Consumer Product Safety Commission notice.

The recall includes laptops with a 15.4-inch diagonal display, 2.2-2.5 GHz processors, 2256GB-1TB solid state storage, two Thunderbolt 2 ports, two USB 3 ports, and an HDMI -gate.

Consumers can find out if their laptop is among those being revoked by checking their serial number at: https://support.apple.com/15-inch-macbook-pro-battery-recall/.

The serial number can be found on the bottom of the laptop or by choosing "About this Mac" from the Apple menu, according to the company.


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