Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. I sent in the laptop a month ago and just got a response from lenovo today and got this "Machine issue has been identified as a chargeable service after performing problem determination. Now my warranty has expired and I doubt I’ll be able to get any assistance.” (https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/Y50-70-Hinge-failure/td-p/3554755). (https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/about/innovation). This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. Lenovo claims “to deliver the unexpected – whether it’s a ThinkPad that can survive a sandstorm, a Yoga that’s the first 2-in-1 to flip and fold, or a smartphone that continually changes its shape and functions.” However, customers have witnessed that Lenovo products cannot withstand even daily use. Search online... - Lenovo Yoga … On p.73 you will find the part numbers for the hinges (item #9) and the LCD cover (if necessary - item #10). Mainly due to most having a nearly impossible to replace battery. Lenovo Yoga Hinge Problem by naznaznaznaz May 6, 2020 2:55AM PDT. “This is the second Lenovo laptop I’ve had with the same hinge failure in 2.5 years. Watchband hinge. I was also thinking a used Thinkpad or a Razer Stealth. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the. i just discovered tonight with certain lighting behind my laptop a missing piece in the right hinge on my Lenovo Yoga 730. You need to get the top... … Now even if lenovo agrees to repair the laptop, then what? Recently the hinge has broken again smashing the screen. On p.73 you will find the part numbers for the hinges (item #9) and the LCD cover (if necessary - item #10). Published By Cafferty Clobes Meriwether & Sprengel LLP, Cafferty Clobes Meriwether & Sprengel LLP, https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/about/innovation, https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/Y510-Hinge-Problem/td-p/39066/page/2, https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/Y510-Hinge-Problem/td-p/39066/page/3, https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/Lenovo-Yoga-700-710-720-900-broken-hinge-cracked-screen-glass/m-p/4473248#M76437, https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/Y50-70-Hinge-failure/td-p/3554755, Apple Unlawfully Profits From Gift Card Scams, Touchscreens Fail in Tesla Model S and Model X, Seagate Technology, Western Digital and Toshiba Hard Drives Secretly Contain SMR Technology, StubHub Changes Its Policies to Prevent Promised Refund for Tickets Purchased to Canceled Events, Town & Country and Grand Caravan Owners Cannot Open or Lock Doors Due to Defect. Please do not include any confidential or sensitive information in a contact form, text message, or voicemail. We are grateful for the participation and advice you have provided to one another over the years. Lenovo has known that the hinge on their computers were defective as early as 2008 (if not earlier) when customers complained about the problem either directly to Lenovo or indirectly through the Lenovo’s online forum. Bilgisayar Laptop Telefon Tablet Notebook Yedek Parça Satış Teknik Servis. I have the Lenovo Yoga 720 and the very same thing happened to me 2 days ago. You can see on ebay how much broken laptops sell for (not much. But it is apparent to say that electrical device or components produce heat and fans inside the Laptop help to move the air to keep the components cooled to normal temperatures. In early 2021, CNET Forums will no longer be available. If you chose to do nothing though, this problem will only get worse and, eventually, the screen glass will crack.” (https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/Lenovo-Yoga-700-710-720-900-broken-hinge-cracked-screen-glass/m-p/4473248#M76437). But Lenovo owners had no reason to suspect that the laptop hinges would eventually crack, damaging the screen itself and depriving owners of a functioning computer for which they paid thousands of dollars.