HAIER TELEVISIONS PROBLEMS
Information about the problems and breakdowns of Haier televisions that were reported from 2011 to 2016.
Common problems: burning, glass shattering, smoke.
Faulty modules: glass, rack, screen.
1 safety recalls announced
Haier America Recalls 42-inch LED-TVs Due to Risk of Injury
This recall involves Haier 42-inch LED TVs with model number LE42B1380. Haier is printed on the front of the TV and the model number is printed on a label on the back of the unit.
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12 issues reported
Consumer’s TV was plugged in an outlet in the off position. Consumer’s son an 11YOM was awakened by smoke & flames coming from the back of the TV. The consumer's husband extinguished the fire & called the fire department. Damages are around $10,000.
Consumer says she heard a loud crack and her kids told her the television fell to the floor. Upon inspecting the television, the consumer says she saw the stand was split in half.
Haier "42"" LED"
TV stand failed and TV fell over. Consumer is worried about longevity of the TV and will need a new base piece for it.
Consumer says the television was being rotated to the right for better viewing when the stand cracked and the television fell on top of their 11-year-old son. The child was injured.
Haier "42"" LED"
Consumer was watching TV when plastic cuff forcefully broke into pieces, ripping out screws connecting TV to base. TV toppled over & fell onto ground, damaging one corner but otherwise still functional. Stand itself did not move.
39 YOF woke up on the couch because her television was crashing down, the neck stand broke and the screen has broken as a result.
A 53 YOM reports that 42" TV's stand broke when he accidentally touched the TV. Manufacturer website stated that the stand was recalled. The replacement is supposed to be shipped in 3-5 weeks after registration. However it's past 7 weeks & he has not received it yet.
The consumer stated that the television stand broke and the television fell.
70 YOM was auto-programming TV. He got burning & itching sensation on face. TV had been on for about hour & chemical smell was coming from it. Smell only occurred when TV was on. He had tightness in his chest from chemicals that emitted from TV, no 1st aid received.
TV fell due to stand cracking. While plugging cable into rear of TV, TV toppled over, but consumers were able to catch it. TV was about 5 feet off the ground.
Haier "58"" LED"
The consumer stated that the television (58" LED) was on the stand when the glass base provided with the TV shattered and caused the TV to crash onto the end table breaking the screen.
The consumer stated that the television's stand failed and discovered it was recalled in 2012, but he didn't get a notice. Now unable to find replacement parts.
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