Lenovo Issues ThinkPad Battery Recall

Posted: Aug 14 2009, 10:55am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 3:46pm CDT, in News | Hot Gadgets

 

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Do you have a Lenovo ThinkPad model R60, R61, T60, T61, X60, or X61? If so, the battery to your machine has been recalled. These batteries are causing a wide variety of problems, primarily resulting in error messages that warn of irreparable damage or an inability to charge. These batteries develop extremely short capacities and, in some cases, become unable to hold any charge whatsoever.Lenovo has a diagnostic tool on its website that will help you check to see if your ThinkPad is one of the models at risk. If you do have a gimped gadget, don't worry, Lenovo is replacing them free of charge. You can get more information on the recall here.

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