Hello Elco Computers Customer,
If you have purchased any of the Lenovo branded computers please check your model number against the list below. If you are unsure please call Lenovo Thinkpad Support directly at 1-800-426-7378.
Below is the service announcement from Lenovo directly.
Dear Lenovo Customer,
April 21, 2015 — In cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Lenovo is expanding the recall announced March 27, 2014. Lenovo is voluntarily recalling affected lithium-ion batteries worldwide. These batteries were manufactured for use with ThinkPad notebook computers that shipped between February, 2010 and June, 2012. In the interest of public safety, Lenovo will offer customers free-of-charge replacement batteries for all recalled batteries.
View battery recall FAQs.
- Edge 11, Edge 13, Edge 14, Edge 15, Edge 120, Edge 125, Edge 320, Edge 325, Edge 420, Edge 425, Edge 430, Edge 520, Edge 525, Edge 530
- X200, X201, X200S, X201S, X220, X220T, X100E, X120E, X121E, X130E
- T410, T420, T510, T520
- W510, W520
- L412, L420/421, L512, L520
- T430 (China and Europe only)
- X131E (Australia only)
Until a replacement battery arrives, you should turn off the system, remove the battery, and only power your ThinkPad by plugging in the AC adapter and power cord.
Lenovo apologizes for the inconvenience caused by this issue. Shipment of quality products always has been and continues to be the foremost concern.