Lenovo Power Cord Recall

Lenovo Computers has released a recall concerning some of their laptop power cords. Similar to the report from HP that we covered a while ago this same recall can cause your power cord to overheat and catch fire. Below is the information you need to know to see if you are affected by this recall.


On December 9, 2014 Lenovo announced a worldwide voluntary recall and replacement program in cooperation with government regulatory agencies. This recall is for affected AC power cords distributed worldwide with Lenovo IdeaPad computers. These computers were sold from February 2011 through June 2012.

Lenovo customers affected by this program are eligible to receive a replacement AC power cord for the recalled power cord in their possession.

Lenovo sold the power cords with new notebook computers or replacement parts on the models listed below. Note: Not all Lenovo products were sold with an affected AC power cord. Please validate your specific AC power cord using the instructions how to identify if my cord is being recalled.

Affected Systems:

IdeaPad B460
IdeaPad B470
IdeaPad B560
IdeaPad B570
IdeaPad G460
IdeaPad G470
IdeaPad G475
IdeaPad G480
IdeaPad G560
IdeaPad G570
IdeaPad G575
IdeaPad G580
IdeaPad G770
IdeaPad S100
IdeaPad S10-3
IdeaPad S10-3c
IdeaPad S10-3n
IdeaPad S10-3s
IdeaPad S10-3t
IdeaPad S110
IdeaPad S205
IdeaPad S400
IdeaPad U150
IdeaPad U160
IdeaPad U165
IdeaPad U260
IdeaPad U455
IdeaPad U460
IdeaPad V360
IdeaPad V370
IdeaPad V460
IdeaPad V560
IdeaPad V570
IdeaPad Y460
IdeaPad Y470
IdeaPad Y560
IdeaPad Y570
IdeaPad Z360
IdeaPad Z370
IdeaPad Z460
IdeaPad Z465
IdeaPad Z470
IdeaPad Z475
IdeaPad Z560
IdeaPad Z565
IdeaPad Z570
IdeaPad Z575
IdeaPad Z580
Lenovo B460
Lenovo B470
Lenovo B470e
Lenovo B475
Lenovo B560
Lenovo B570
Lenovo B570e
Lenovo B575
Lenovo G455
Lenovo G460
Lenovo G465
Lenovo G470
Lenovo G475
Lenovo G480
Lenovo G560
Lenovo G565
Lenovo G570
Lenovo G575
Lenovo G580
Lenovo G770
Lenovo V370
Lenovo V470
Lenovo V470c
Lenovo V560
Lenovo V570
Lenovo recommends you unplug your line cord from the AC power outlet and the power adapter then follow the instructions below to determine if your cord is being recalled

Note: Only the AC Power Line Cord is being recalled. The Adapter that connects to the computer is not being recalled. Do not discard the adapter. Lenovo apologizes for the inconvenience caused by this issue. Shipment of quality products always has been and continues to be the foremost concern.

Below is the link to the Lenovo site to determine if your device is affected and how to receive the replacement cord if your device qualifies.


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