Lenovo offers customers ThinkPad laptops battery to swap after ‘incident’




Lenovo is a major international operation began substitute for lithium-ion batteries that have been used for some models of ThinkPad Edge laptops and sold in the period between October 2010 and April 2011. Probably there is a risk of overheating.

Customers on a Lenovo laptop in that period could have purchased the battery without additional cost, and whether they have warranty exchange. It involves the ThinkPad models T410, T420, T510, W510, X100e, X120e, X200, X201 and X201s. In addition, the period specified in the ThinkPad Edge 11, Edge 13 and Edge 14 contain specific batteries. The case of batteries with 3, 4, 6 or 9 cells. With a tool users can automatically find out if their battery is eligible for replacement.

Lenovo is not known what the reason for the replacement action, but speaks of a “small number of incidents” that are known to the group. May be due to risk of overheating, which led more often. Risk of fire in laptop batteries in the past

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