Thousands of consumers may need to take action to repair their flat screen televisions. This recall involves about 27,000 JVC 42-inch flat panel televisions. The neck of the stand can crack and cause the television to tip over unexpectedly, posing a risk of impact injury to the consumer.
The televisions were sold at BJ’s Wholesale, Costco Wholesale, Sam’s Club, Walmart, and other retail stores nationwide. Customer also may have purchased the televisions online at Walmart.com, Costco.com, and other internet retailers from February 2014 through August 2014 for between $370 and $470.
This recall involves JVC 42-inch, Emerald Series Full HD 1080P LED flat panel televisions, model EM42FTR and serial number beginning with “T”. The flat panel televisions are black with “JVC” printed in the lower center of the television front. Model and serial numbers are located on the bottom left on the back of the television.
Consumers using the stand assembly (neck and base) should immediately detach it, place the television in a safe location and contact AmTRAN Video for a replacement stand neck. Consumers with wall-mounted televisions should request the replacement neck in case the stand assembly is needed for future use.
AmTRAN Video toll-free at (855) 328-6650 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.jvc-tv.com and click on the Safety Notice tab at the bottom of the page for more information.