Lenovo recalls laptops over fire concerns

Monday, 19th February 2018, 8:58 am
Updated Monday, 19th February 2018, 8:59 am

Computer manufacturer Lenovo is recalling a range of laptops due to a risk that they may overheat and catch fire.

Lenovo has discovered that a limited number of ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th Generation Laptops may have an unfastened screw that could damage the laptop's battery.

This could cause overheating, and potentially pose a fire hazard.

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ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th Generation laptops manufactured on or after 1 November 2017 are not affected.

To establish if your laptop is affected, see https://support.lenovo.com/gb/en/solutions/ht504453