HP Notebook – Battery Safety Recall Replacement Instructions

Hewlett Packard Development Company Limited has expanded their HP Notebook battery recall program. Even if you previously checked to see if your battery was affected, Hewlett Packard recommends you check your battery again. They have added some batteries to this recall program, not previously announced.

These batteries are capable of overheating and causing burn and fire hazard to customers. Hewlett Packard has stipulated that these batteries were sold between March two thousand thirteen and October two thousand sixteen. Specific systems were attributed to Hewlett Packard, Compaq, Hewlett Packard ProBook, Hewlett Packard Envy, Compaq Presario, and Hewlett Packard Pavilion notebook computers.

Hewlett Packard will supply a free replacement. You can continue to use a computer with a recall battery, by taking out your battery and using your HP supplied AC Adapter. You can download a utility that will validate whether or not you have in possession one of these recalled batteries.

Another way to validate is manually. You will need to enter in your HP Notebook Serial number and battery bar code number. Also, you will need to select what country your battery should be mailed to.

You will be asked how you found out about this battery recall and your email address. The following are specific batteries that are being recalled at this time according to Hewlett Packard:

* HP Compaq CQ45
* HP Compaq CQ58
* HP Pavilion 14
* HP Pavilion g4
* HP Pavilion 15
* HP Pavilion g6
* HP Pavilion 17
* HP Pavilion g7
* HP 240
* HP 450
* HP 650
* HP 250 G1
* HP 1000
* HP 245
* HP 455
* HP 655
* HP 255 G1
* HP 2000
* HP 246
* HP ProBook 440 GO
* HP ProBook 450 GO
* HP ProBook 470 GO
* HP ProBook 4440s
* HP ProBook 440 G1
* HP ProBook 450 G1
* HP ProBook 470 G1
* HP ProBook 4441s
* HP ProBook 445 G1
* HP ProBook 455 G1
* HP ProBook 470 G2
* HP ProBook 4445s
* HP ProBook 4446s
* HP ProBook 4540s
* HP ProBook 4545s