IT News Thread, Lenovo issues a battery recall for T410, T420, T510, W510, X100E, X120E and more in Other News; Lenovo has issued a battery recall due to there having been several incidents of, well, fire with their batteries.
28th March 2014, 08:58 AM #1
Lenovo issues a battery recall for T410, T420, T510, W510, X100E, X120E and more
Lenovo has issued a battery recall due to there having been several incidents of, well, fire with their batteries.
Affected models are:
- ThinkPad T410, T420, T510, W510, X100E, X120E, X200, X201, X201s Series
- Edge 11, Edge 13, and Edge 14 Series
- Option P/Ns 43R9255, 51J0500, 57Y4186, 57Y4564, 57Y4565, 57Y4625, 57Y4559, 43R9254, 0A36277
The Reg have an article about it here
The Lenovo page, which includes a model checker, can be found here
28th March 2014, 09:21 AM #2
Thanks for this, we have about 40 Thinkpad T420s.
Looks like i'll be checking laptops today
28th March 2014, 09:22 AM #3
Luckily, with the little downloadable tool, it takes about 30 seconds to check a machine. Checked ours already.
28th March 2014, 09:24 AM #4
Yeah I just did one laptop, it doesn't take long. My problem is going to be getting the teachers to hand over the laptops.
28th March 2014, 09:25 AM #5
I find telling them I need to check to see if their battery might burst into flames on their lap usually provides suitable encouragement...
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28th March 2014, 09:54 AM #6
Thanks Tony ( @localzuk ) - tried to give you some rep but telling me I can't
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