VIZIO Recalls to Repair 39- and 42-Inch E-Series Flat Panel Televisions Due to Risk of Tip Over

The stand assembly can fail on the VIZIO E-Series flat panel televisions and cause the television to tip over unexpectedly. This poses a risk of injury to the consumer

Recall date: August 06, 2014
Recall number: 14-251
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    VIZIO E-Series Television Back

Recall Summary

Name of product:

VIZIO E-Series 39-inch and 42-inch televisions

Hazard:

The stand assembly can fail and cause the television to tip over unexpectedly, posing a risk of impact injury to the consumer.

Consumer Contact:

VIZIO toll-free at (855) 472-7450 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Saturday and Sunday. Consumers can also visit the firm’s website www.vizio.com and click on “Safety Notice” for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 245,000

Description

This recall involves Vizio E-series 39- and 42-inch Full-Array LED flat panel televisions. The flat panel televisions are black with “VIZIO” printed in the lower right corner of the television front and the VIZIO logo in the center of the back. The following model and serial numbers are included in the recall:

Size

Model

Serial Number

39 Inch

Model No. E390-B0

LAE 8PSBP 4600517 to LAE 8PSBP 4701297

LAE APSBP 400001 to LAE APSBP 4501376

LAQ 8PSBP 5000001  to LAQ 8PSBQ 0804968

LAQ APSBP 4400181 to LAQ APSBQ 2201656

LAT 8PSBP 4801682  to LAT 8PSBP 5008235

LAT APSBP 4800026 to LAT APSBQ 1701656

LAU 8PSBP 4600301  to LAU 8PSBP 5100030

LAU APSBP 4400001 to LAU APSBQ 1100020

 

Smart TV Model No. E390i-B0

LAE 8PSAP 4600217 to LAE 8PSAP 4800364

LAE APSAP 4300237 to LAE APSAP 4401296

LAQ 8PSAQ 1500001 to LAQ 8PSAQ 1505973

LAQ APSAP 4401657 to LAQ APSAQ 2401656

LAT APSAQ 0300001 to LAT APSAQ 1701656

LAU 8PSAP 4600001 to LAU 8PSAP 4600216

LAU APSAP 4300001 to LAU APSAP 4300216

 

42 Inch

Smart TV Model No. E420i-B0

LAQ APTAP 5200001 to LAQ APTAQ 2107039

LAU APTAP 5000001 to LAU APTAQ 2408327

 

Model and serial numbers are printed on a label on the back of the television.

Incidents/Injuries

VIZIO has received 51 reports of the recalled televisions tipping over. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers using the stand assembly should immediately detach the stand, place the television in a safe location and contact VIZIO for a replacement stand assembly. Consumers with wall-mounted televisions should request the replacement stand assembly in case the stand is needed for future use.

Sold at

Best Buy, Meijer, Target, Walmart and other retail stores nationwide , online at Amazon.com, Costco.com, Meijer.com, Sams.com and other internet retailers from December 2013 through June 2014 for between $370 and $450.

Manufacturer

AmTRAN Technology Company Ltd., of Taipei City, Taiwan

Distributor

VIZIO Inc., of Irvine, Calif.

Manufactured in

China and Mexico

  • VIZIO E-Series Television Front

  • VIZIO E-Series Television Back