IBM—IBM ThinkPad Notebook Computer—ELV Adapter

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Product description

ELV Adapter for IBM ThinkPad iSeries, 390 and 240 series, and sSeries notebook computers. Machine types 1161, 1171, 2621, 2651, 2627, 2609, 2624, 2626, 2666, 2667. The adapters can be identified by the IBM part number 02K6549.

Reasons the product is recalled

The adapters may overheat, resulting in melting of the adapter housing and charring of the circuit board inside the housing. The cause of the failure has been determined to be due to cracked soldered joints.

The hazards to consumers

Heat Hazard.

What consumers should do

Adapters affected by this recall should not be left plugged into an AC power outlet while unattended. A replacement unit can be obtained free of charge by visiting the replacement website at or Consumers should call 131 426(Select


IBM Australia Limited

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Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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