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09-19-2008, 04:12 PM #1
Apple Recalls iPhone 3G Ultra-compact Adapter.
Today Apple Recalled their iPhone 3G adapter, the prongs may break in the outlet and cause a electrical hazard.
Click Here For Exchange Link If you want a new one, click there. This applies only if your adapter does not have a green light on the bottom. You can also exchange at a Apple Retail store.Apple.com Link
09-19-2008, 04:40 PM #2
Just filed my claim... took 2 min and they said it will arrive in 3 weeks.
09-19-2008, 04:46 PM #3
Hmmm, at least it will give me an excuse to go to the Apple Store
09-19-2008, 04:59 PM #4
just did my claim took about 25 min
i have 8 iPhones
09-19-2008, 05:01 PM #5
I use the old charger anyways. Love the old clunky shape.
09-19-2008, 05:02 PM #6
09-19-2008, 05:08 PM #7
Well, I just left the Apple Store – looks like I'll have to go back... Sigh.
09-19-2008, 06:02 PM #8
Im in Latin America, so ill need to wait till oct 10 to see how to exchange it, :P
09-19-2008, 06:19 PM #9
[QUOTE=cpjr;2239681]Hmmm, at least it will give me an excuse to go to the Apple Store [/QUOTE
good idea...i still have the $100 credit with them from back in the days when Apple hijacked me with the dropping of the First Gen price...need to put that to use.
09-19-2008, 06:21 PM #10
09-19-2008, 06:24 PM #11
I thought those credits expired. Better check yours.
09-19-2008, 06:26 PM #12
09-19-2008, 06:27 PM #13
And I broke the outlet in my house the first time I plugged the adapter in
09-19-2008, 06:30 PM #14
^^Good job. Apple recalls the adaptor because its subject to breakage....and what do you do instead, break the outlet with the faulty adaptor. LOL.
Dont think Apple will warranty that
09-19-2008, 07:01 PM #15
i thought the law states that.... coupons have expiration date...not credits though...am i right?
for example: i had a credit with Amazon almost two years ago...finally used it last week to get the BlueAnt SuperTooth 3...and it went thru....btw, loving the blueant now...the Text To Speech feature is awesome.
09-19-2008, 07:05 PM #16
iPhone 3G only? I need a new iPhone adapter.
09-19-2008, 07:15 PM #17
09-19-2008, 08:28 PM #18
Do you have to send in/ Return the old adapter?
I want to keep mine, I always lose it and it'd be nice to have an extra one.
09-19-2008, 08:41 PM #19
09-19-2008, 09:50 PM #20
Woo hoo, just did mine. It took all of 30 seconds. Here's what the confirmation page says:
Your replacement request has been submitted. Apple will send you a new power adapter to the address below, along with instructions for how to return your original power adapter to us.
It is very important to return the original power adapter to Apple. We will provide you with pre-paid shipping materials for the return.
Your new adapter will ship in approximately 3 weeks.
Please print this page or save a PDF copy. A copy of this page will be your only record. You will not receive a confirmation email.Comprehensive iPhone 2.1 FAQ: