Kyocera Issues Battery Recall
Jan 23, 2004, 12:02 PM by (staff)
Kyocera today issued a recall on certain batteries for its 7135 PDA phones. The affected batteries have a product code ending with -05 printed on the underside. Kyocera will send a free replacement battery to affected consumers. The company has received four reports of battery failures, including one minor burn injury. The faulty batteries were manufacturerd by Coslight International Group.
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