Feb. 10, 2003 According to a press release from the Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Zenith Electronics Corporation is voluntarily recalling to repair about 80,000 large-screen, analog projection televisions manufactured between 1995 and 1998.
This recall is an expansion of a 1998 recall program involving 111,000 projection television sets. A tear in the gasket can cause coolant fluid to leak from the picture tube assembly. This can pose fire hazards to consumers.
The projection television recalled in this expansion and the earlier program have 46- to 60-inch screens and were manufactured from April 1995 to July 1997, and August 1998 to November 1998. The date of manufacture can be found on the white label on the back of the set. Projection televisions manufactured after 1998 are not included in this recall.
Consumers who have one of these televisions should contact Zenith at 1-800-777-5195 anytime to arrange for a free inspection and repair. Consumers also can visit the companys dedicated Web site at www.projorecall.com.
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