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Lenovo Laptop Battery Recall of March 2014

So many laptop batteries have been recalled over the years, when we post about a battery recall, we post the month and date in as well.

This recall affects machines sold in the October 2010 through April 2011 timeframe.

Models affected:

  • Edge 11, 13 and 14 series
  • ThinkPad T410, T420, T510, W510 series
  • ThinkPad X100e, X120e, X200, X201 and X201s series

Batteries eligible for recall have this part number on them:

42T4695, 42T4711, 42T4798, 42T4804, 42T4812, 42T4822, 42T4828, 42T4834, 42T4840 and 42T4890

Good news:

Historically dealing with Lenovo battery recalls has been a very easy process which results in a brand new battery! We repair these models often and many are still in use and great machines.

Bad news:

2 people have been injured by the batteries under recall.

How to get it replaced:

Lenovo at (800) 426-7378 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.lenovo.comand select Support at the top of the page, then click on the link to the recall page in the News and Alerts section at the bottom right of the page for more information.


The actual notice may be viewed here on the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website.