Lenovo recalls dangerous laptop batteries citing fire hazard

  1. Lenovo has started recalling some ThinkPad battery packs over a potential fire hazard risk. According to a statement issued by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 2,900 batteries sold in Canada, and about 34,500 batteries sold in the US...

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  2. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,328   +290

    Lenovo recalls dangerous laptop batteries citing nuclear bombs being disclosed inside them.
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  3. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,473   +963

    Wow that is a lot of units being recalled.
  4. cesarc

    cesarc TS Rookie

    Took them long enough to do something about this. We deployed a handful of X100s and X120s in 2010 and our users reported the batteries getting extremely hot as well as the charging packs.

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