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Kyocera Multi-function Printer Recalled Over Fire Risk

Product Safety Australia has recalled several Kyocera A3 Multi-functional printers, citing the risk of breakage from the main body and paper feeding unit electrical connector.

Kyocera Document Solutions Australia (or purchase point dealer) assert they’re contacting affected owners for a free inspection and repair.

Consumers can contact Kyocera on 13 59 62 (Monday to Friday, 8am – 8pm AEDT) for further information, and are advised to not move the printer from the paper feeding unit until repairs occur.

Product Safety Australia claims there’s a risk of breakage between the main body and paper feeding unit electrical connector, after the optional ‘300 sheet feeding unit / PF – 410’ accessory is installed and detached several times.

The fault could cause smoke or fire from a control board failure, posing serious injury to users and surrounding property.

The affected multi-functional printers with optional PF-410 paper feeding units include model numbers; KM 1620 / 1635 / 1650 / 2050 / 2550.

Serial numbers range from AHZ3 000001 – AHZ3 322326.

The multi-functional printer was sold from various office and printer supply dealer nationally, between August  2004 – December 2010.

Energy Safe (VIC) is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Further information is available on PSA’s website here.

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