Apple is recalling the 3g iPhone wall charger

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  1. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    file your claim here
    https://supportform.apple.com/200809/
     
  2. jackback52

    jackback52 Guest

    I'm gonna wait till Oct 15th, then just to down to the apple store and exchange it.
     
  3. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    in for 2 wall chargers
     
  4. hurleyint1386

    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    you'll probably have to turn in your old one so they can dispose of it. unless you mean you have two so you're going to swap them both out
     
  5. Pineapple Devil

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    they dont do anything to get the recalled one back other than send you an envelope.
     
  6. inamorata

    inamorata New Member

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    they prob pull something sneaky to charge you
     
  7. The1Ash10

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    yep
     
  8. Pitt

    Pitt 1-1-11 — Never Forget OT Supporter

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    when they did the battery recall I never sent my battery back :mamoru2:
     
  9. Pineapple Devil

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    impossible if they dont have any information to charge you with
     
  10. inamorata

    inamorata New Member

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    so you are saying keep the recalled one AND the new one?

    or try and bring the recalled on into a store once you get the new one in the mail?
     
  11. hurleyint1386

    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    What's the point in keeping a recalled item? Who wants an item that could potentially break off in the wall socket and start a fire? They have recalls for a reason. Instead of just throwing them out, you might as well give them back to Apple so they can properly dispose of them.
     
  12. assclown

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    I don't think I ever sent my iBook battery back when it was recalled. I didn't continue to use it, I just forgot to send it back. I was never charged for anything.
     
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    :rofl: So they can recycle and resell? :hsugh:
     
  14. urban ape

    urban ape take that take that take that

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    certain conditions?

    try paying attention to what the fuck youre doing when youre inserting/removing the charger from the wall, or quit playing football in your room.
     
  15. Pitt

    Pitt 1-1-11 — Never Forget OT Supporter

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    :werd:

    I still have mine and cycle it into use once a month or so. but it's ace for trips and flights and such.
     
  16. Harpoon--->

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    does a seperately purchased mini wall charger count?
     
  17. OakleyTodd

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    By the way, it's not being called a 'recall' by Apple, its a 'product exchange'
     
  18. TheWeasel

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    Apple almost never calls things a recall. They use the term exchange because it sounds less negative. The overheating 15" PowerBook batteries were an "exchange" too. They're a marketing company and they do it well.
     
  19. Pineapple Devil

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    pull it out straight and you shouldnt have a problem
     
  20. Deepsix

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    because now you can have two. get the replacement and keep the original.

    the probably found out the prongs can break off if you are really rough with them 1% of the time. not a big deal to keep such a "dangerous" item.
     
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    Yeah this thing came out THE DAY I bought my iphone.
    So I didn't get the wall adaptor at all. AT&T took it out of my box before they sold it to me.

    I went to the apple store like 3 days later and filled out a form and theyre supposed to send me one in the mail.
     
  22. hurleyint1386

    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    But if you actually do pull out the adapter and the prongs stay in, then what are you going to do?
     
  23. Pineapple Devil

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    flip the breaker to your house
    get a pair of needle nose pliers and pull it out
    throw it in the trash
     
  24. Pitt

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    step 1 is clearly optional
     
  25. assclown

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    :werd: if the pliers have rubber grips at the end.
     

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