Archive for September, 2007

Nokia offers battery replacement after ‘incidents’

Nokia is offering to replace specific phone batteries after some “dislodge” during charging.

“There have been approximately 100 incidents of over heating reported globally,” said the company. “No serious injuries or property damage have been reported.”

46 million BL-5C batteries are affected. “Nokia has identified that in very rare cases the affected batteries could potentially experience over heating initiated by a short circuit while charging, causing the battery to dislodge,” said the firm.

I checked for my battery and it was also one of those affected.

Hope my new battery comes soon enough…..


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