By Keri Algar

SYDNEY, NSW: Custom Car Sound has recalled a car audio amplifier due to a fire hazard caused by overheating.

The JL Audio HD750/1 Amplifierv is a 750-watt mono car audio amplifier, which was sold nationally from 1 January 2008 through until 31 December 2009 at JB Hi-Fi. The defective product was also sold at Ryda Dotcom and Doran Pro in New South Wales.

In a recall notice, Custom Car Sound said that a fault in the circuit board could, in extreme circumstances, cause the board to melt and for the amplifier to smoke or catch fire, resulting in damage and possible loss of life.

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Consumers have been told to return the amplifier to the palce of purchase or contact Customer Car Sound for an exchange or full refund.

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