Lenovo has recalled a few of its Fifth-generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptops because of potential hearth hazard. The firm says that a number of the laptops could have an unfastened screw that will result in a broken battery, which can ultimately trigger overheating and different hearth points. Lenovo stated that it’ll supply a free service inspection program for all affected ThinkPad X1 Carbon Fifth Generation laptops. The variety of affected laptop computer items is estimated to be 83,500.

The Lenovo laptops which can be affected have been manufactured over a , between December 2016 and October 2017. The firm has listed all of the fashions which have been affected by the problem. The machine sorts famous by the corporate are – 20HQ, 20HR, 20K3, 20K4. Users can go to Lenovo’s web site to test if their laptop computer is included within the recall. The firm has additionally put up a web page providing particulars on the place to get service together with telephone numbers.

The firm wrote: “Lenovo received three customer reports worldwide of an overheat condition related to an unfastened screw which resulted in damage to the customer’s laptops. Lenovo has received no reports of damage to persons or property, other than to the laptop PCs.”

Meanwhile, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) additionally notified shoppers of the recall on its web site, detailing that recall includes “14-inch ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th Generation laptops. They were sold in silver and black.” The fee stated that about 78,000 laptops are affected by the recall within the US, and a further 5,500 in Canada. It, nevertheless, added that there have been no studies of overheating within the United States.

Lenovo had just lately launched the sixth era of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon. The firm had pitched it as ‘the world’s lightest 14-Inch enterprise laptop computer’. The machine acquired a couple of important upgrades from the earlier era.


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Lenovo has recalled a few of its Fifth-generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptops because of potential hearth hazard. The firm says that a number of the laptops could have an unfastened screw that will result in a broken battery, which can ultimately trigger overheating and different hearth points. Lenovo stated that it’ll supply a free service inspection program for all affected ThinkPad X1 Carbon Fifth Generation laptops. The variety of affected laptop computer items is estimated to be 83,500.

The Lenovo laptops which can be affected have been manufactured over a , between December 2016 and October 2017. The firm has listed all of the fashions which have been affected by the problem. The machine sorts famous by the corporate are – 20HQ, 20HR, 20K3, 20K4. Users can go to Lenovo’s web site to test if their laptop computer is included within the recall. The firm has additionally put up a web page providing particulars on the place to get service together with telephone numbers.

The firm wrote: “Lenovo received three customer reports worldwide of an overheat condition related to an unfastened screw which resulted in damage to the customer’s laptops. Lenovo has received no reports of damage to persons or property, other than to the laptop PCs.”

Meanwhile, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) additionally notified shoppers of the recall on its web site, detailing that recall includes “14-inch ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th Generation laptops. They were sold in silver and black.” The fee stated that about 78,000 laptops are affected by the recall within the US, and a further 5,500 in Canada. It, nevertheless, added that there have been no studies of overheating within the United States.

Lenovo had just lately launched the sixth era of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon. The firm had pitched it as ‘the world’s lightest 14-Inch enterprise laptop computer’. The machine acquired a couple of important upgrades from the earlier era.


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