August 2006 — Sony lithium ion batteries installed in computers of Dell Inc. and Apple Computer Inc. may potentially overheat and catch fire. Other major computer makers subsequently announce the same problem with their Sony batteries.

October 2005 — Some Sony video and digital cameras cannot record or take pictures.

July 2005 — Some liquid crystal display TV models may trigger a circuit breaker or cause an electric shock.

October 2004 — Battery cases of some CD Walkman models may overheat and warp.

August 2004 — Images caught on some Sony DVD players will not appear or are distorted under certain conditions.

May 2004 — Exterior coating of some digital cameras peels off.

January 2004 — Images fail to appear on some plasma TVs.

November 2003 — Battery packs on some CD Walkman models may overheat and become deformed.

July 2003 — Some color TV models shut off.

July 2003 — The communication speed of Vaio laptop internal modems becomes increasingly slow when used with the AC adapter.

July 2003 — The DVD/RW disc of DVD/CD rewritable drives cannot save data or read the data saved.

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