Vizio Recalls 245,000 TVs Because “Tipping Over” Is Not A Desirable Feature

viziorecallBecause it’s hard to watch TV when you screen has fallen onto the floor, the folks at Vizio are recalling approximately 245,000 39″ and 42″ TVs with stands that might fail.

The recall involves Vizio E-series 39- and 42-inch Full-Array LED flat panel televisions with the following model and serial numbers:
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According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Vizio has received 51 reports of its sets falling over. Luckily no one was injured in any of those incidents.

Customers who own affected TVs are advised to contact Vizio by phone [(855) 472-7450 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Saturday and Sunday] for a replacement stand. Vizio also has info about the recall on its website.

Vizio will provide free replacement stands to owners of recalled sets.

If you have one of these TVs and you’re using a wall mount, you should still contact Vizio for a replacement stand, as you never know when you’re going to need one.

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