Sony has recently announced the recall of 535,000 VAIO laptops due to a temperature control defect that could cause excessive heat and leads to skin burns. The models are F and C-Series VAIO sold this year.

Sony has issued a worldwide recall of their 535,000 Vaio laptops due to a temperature-control defect. The defect causes excessive heat that may cause skin burns although there hasn’t been any case so far.

The defects affects F- and C-Series Vaio laptops that are sold since January this year. According to the Japanese maker, customers with laptops that have the defects can fix the problem by downloading and installing the program from the VAIO update system or the company’s website. Alternatively, customers can have Sony pick up the laptops for repairs.

Source: Wall Street Journal