Recalled for repairs: certain VIZIO flat panel televisions

Posted at 3:07 AM, Aug 07, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-07 03:07:00-04

BETHESDA, Md. — VIZIO is recalling specific models of television sets due to a fault that can cause them to tip over and break.

Here is the information from the Consumer Product Safety Commission:

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VIZIO E-Series 39-inch and 42-inch televisions  – The stand assembly can fail and cause the television to tip over unexpectedly, posing a risk of impact injury to the consumer.  About 245,000 units are impacted.  VIZIO has received 51 reports of the recalled televisions tipping over. No injuries have been reported.


Consumers using the stand assembly should immediately detach the stand, place the television in a safe location and contact VIZIO for a replacement stand assembly. Consumers with wall-mounted televisions should request the replacement stand assembly in case the stand is needed for future use.

Call VIZIO toll-free at (855) 472-7450 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Saturday and Sunday. Consumers can also visit the firm’s website and click on “Safety Notice” for more information.