re: Battery recall article, with phone #!

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Mon, 27 Sep 93 08:01:05 CDT

>NECT will replace the defective main battery with a nickel-metal-hydride
>battery -- the latest technology. Consumers who own the NEC model
>notebooknos. PC-17-01 and PC-17-02 should contact NEC at 1-800-237-2913
>to arrange to return the old battery pack and receive a new one.

Well, I called the above number. They took down my name/address/model/serial
number/etc. and said they'd be sending me a letter explaining the procedure
to return the battery. When I send in the pack, they said I'd receive a
replacement along with a check for $100. Not a bad deal!
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