Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC), of Scottsdale, Arizona just issued a recall of about <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability">90 SWRÂ® Natural Blondeâ„¢ Acoustic Bass Amplifiers due to fire hazard the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced.
The recall was implemented because the Fender SWRÂ® Natural Blondeâ„¢ Acoustic Bass Amplifiersâ€™ wiring can overheat, posing a fire hazard. To date, no incidents or injuries have been reported.
The recall involves the Fender SWRÂ® Natural Blondeâ„¢ 120V acoustic bass amplifier, model 44-60600-000. The recalled Fender amplifier measures about 26 inches, by 16 inches, by 15 inches, and has a blonde-textured vinyl covering with a black control plate and black-stamped steel vibration-free grill. The model number is located on the top rear panel of the recalled Fender amplifier. â€œSWRâ€ and â€œNatural Blondeâ€ are printed on the front of the amplifier.
The recalled Fender SWRÂ® Natural Blondeâ„¢ Acoustic Bass Amplifiers were manufactured in Mexico and were sold by authorized musical instrument retailers from April 2007 through May 2009 for about a MSRP (manufacturerâ€™s suggested retail price) of $1,550.
The CPSC is advising consumers to stop using the recalled amplifiers immediately and contact FMIC for a free inspection and repair. Fender is directly contacting consumers who purchased the recalled bass amplifiers. FMIC can be reached toll-free at 1-800-856-9801 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Pacific Time, Monday through Friday; at the firmâ€™s Web site at www.swrsound.com; or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.