Sony Vaio Notebooks Overheat

Three Sony Vaio notebooks have been given a recall notice by the consumer electronic vendor due to potential overheating problems. The models affected are the VPCF115FG, VPCF116FG and VPCF117HG units. On its website, Sony has said: “In the rare instance that the…defect occurs, and the notebook overheats, there is a risk the consumer if they come in contact with the affected area could receive a burn injury."

What should consumers do? Consumers affected by this issue can obtain from Sony's website a BIOS Firmware update here to upload to their notebook. Alternatively, affected consumers can call our the company’s customer centre on 1300 137 669 to receive guidance on how to self help or we can arrange for its Authorised Service Centre to rectify this for those customers needing help.