Lenovo calls power cables back because of overheating hazard




Lenovo is called back over three thousand power cables in the Netherlands because some cords experiencing overheating problems. These are mainly power of IdeaPad models sold between February 2011 and June 2012.

Lenovo logo The Chinese company has its own site mention made ​​of the case and also published a list of related types. It is that cords are included between February 2011 and June 2012 at various IdeaPad models. The power cables IdeaPad models could overheat. In total, fifteen problem cases are known. The majority of the reports was done in China and Hong Kong. In the EMEA regions is only one known case.

Lenovo goes global recall approximately 5.8 million power cables. Over three thousand of them are know in the Netherlands, as a spokesperson in a reaction to Tweakers. The corresponding adapters are not eligible for the exchange offer.

Linked to the recall are no fees and users are no obligations. Nevertheless Lenovo recommends making more use of the old power cord. It would generally take seven to ten days to a new cable has arrived.


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