Lenovo issues recall for more than half a million faulty AC power cables

Shawn Knight

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Lenovo has issued a worldwide voluntary product recall and replacement program for faulty AC power cords that can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. The recall comes after Lenovo received reports of 15 incidents involving overheating, sparking, melting and burning....

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I've seen some of the way people treat their power cords. It's amazing the lack of concern they have for them after they plug them in. All twisted up, rolling over the cords with their chairs, or hitting them with other furniture, putting the adapter over the air vent when it's blowing out hot air. I dont doubt for a second that most of those people who reported those mistreated their products. Not all... but most.


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Power cords use to be thick. Lately their thin. I don't have this companies branded cord.


HP is also apart of this recall... We just replaced about 1700 at work