Recall: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Laptops (5th Generation)
On 2018-02-06, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Laptops (5th Generation) due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2016 for about $1100 to $2600.
About 80,000 units are involved in this Lenovo laptop recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Computers & Laptop Batteries category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 50 similar recalls,
involving about 9 million product units.
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What is the problem?
An unfastened screw can damage the battery causing ovearheating, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately visit https://support.lenovo.com/X1C_5GEN_RECALL to see if their laptop is included in the recall and for assistance in locating the nearest authorized repair center for inspection and repair. If the laptop is included in the recall, stop using it immediately.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
There have been no reports of overheating in the United States.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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