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Shortly after a putrid stench caught my attention, I noticed smoke coming from the television. Luckily for the stack of my important work documents that were right next to it, not to mention the life of my family, I was not sleeping, so a major crisis was averted. It appears the power adapter wire melted inside of the power socket on the television. Until this one particular instance, the television had worked flawlessly in every aspect for 5-6 years. I cannot find a way to contact Mintek regarding this faulty and deadly product. From what I can gather, the company went out of business. I would like to ensure that others lives and well being are not put at risk by other faulty products manufactured by Mintek, as well as to seek repair/replacement/reimbursement of some sort.

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Small claims court is the only way to get a companyro repair/replace/reimburse. The problem for you is that you will need to go with a federal saftey agency to let consumers know of the danger for fire. There will be a general warning, but because of the company closing, i'm not sure there will be a actual "recall." But, I'm happy you want to help others avoid the danger.


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