|The Little King
||12-21-2003 09:44 AM
Trojan 12-volt battery recall
A Cut & Paste from CONSUMERS-REPORTS.ORG
Marine-type 12-volt batteries
Could explode and cause chemical and heat burns and lacerations.
Products: 11,000 batteries, designed for use in boats and as auxiliary power source in mobile homes and recreational vehicles, sold 9/98-12/98 for $79 to $89. Brand names include "Action Pack," "Centennial Battery," "Pro-Guide," "Sea Volt," "Trojan," and others. Only batteries designated as Type 27TMN are subject to recall. Suspect batteries bear one of following designations stamped on positive post of battery terminal: I01, I04, I12, I14, I15, I21, I29, J05, or J17.
What to do: Return battery to store for replacement. For information, call Trojan Battery at 800 568-9889.