Product Bulletin
Bulletin Name:  Auto-Air Power Adapter Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Dell is voluntarily providing the Customers who purchased the Auto-Air Power Adapter (Part Number W1451) a free retrofit kit. [Announced July 1, 2004]

These adapters were sold with the following models of Dell laptop computers:
  • Latitude™ X300
  • Latitude D400
  • Latitude D500
  • Latitude D505
  • Latitude D600
  • Latitude™ D800
  • Inspiron 300m
  • Inspiron 500m
  • Inspiron 510M
  • Inspiron 600m
  • Inspiron 8500
  • Inspiron 8600
  • Precision™ M60
The adapters were also sold separately, including in response to service calls. The adapters were shipped to customers between December 2003 and May 2004.

Please note only the described adapters are part of the program and not the notebook computers themselves.

How to determine if your battery may be affected:
The words DELL and Dell P/N W1451 are printed on the top of the adapters.

Contact Dell about your replacement options.