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HP Envy laptop broken left rear hinge.

Question: HP Envy laptop broken left rear hinge.

First, I LOVE Hp laptops!!! Being the one that buys all the Electronics for my household. We currently we have five, everyone has a HP laptop. But my HP ENVY TouchSmart 17-j140us The hinge just snaps and pops every time you open the laptop and now the case Is coming apart no mater how carefully I try to Open It I paid over $1000 for a glorified paperweight. Its only 18 months old!!!!! After doing a search on the internet this must be a known Issue with this laptop case design , Thank you for your time, The Dimmer fammily U.S. Army attive duty.

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Answer: HP Envy laptop broken left rear hinge.

I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details).
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My wife's Envy m7-n109dx touchscreen laptop has a broken hinge on the left side.  Just happened on 9/21/16.  Product # is M1W11UA#ABA.  I have the same model but no issues yet.  She takes great care of it because of the cost. Never been dropped or mishandled.    She went to open the cover and heard an unusual creak and when she closed it she heard a snap.  We bought ours on 2/8/16 so still under warranty.  Any one else have the same issue?  Online research shows that other models of Envy laptops having the same issue. 

Answer:Broken left hinge on HP Envy m7-n109 laptop.

@BWells

 

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My left hinge broke in such a way that I can't open my laptop without worrying that I'll completely break off the screen. The left hinge is now in a crooked orientation, which causes the immediate area above the hinge on the laptop lid to be cracked and lifted off. There is also a crack on the laptop lid above the right hinge similar to how the left hinge was before it broke. From my understanding, this hinge issue is a common problem with HP laptops. Since my laptop is out-of-warranty, I would like to get more information as to how to get this fixed. 

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My laptop left hinges just broken, what should i do?? Can I fix it? Please help 

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Very frustrated with this...I opened the laptop gently as I would always do  and the hinge on the left side of the laptop just snapped and popped out of the plastic monitor frame.  The design of the hinges are just terrible and i can now see how they work because the case has been damaged just from opening and closing the laptop.  I can now see inside the whole left side of the case.  To top it off I have already invested considerable time into upgrading the OS to Windows 10 and customizing and installing software on this laptop. I cannot close my laptop entirely since the screen closes on an incorrect angle. Since I am out of warranty, is there any way to fix this problem? After reading several posts, it seems to be a common problem with the envy models.

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@phosfate00

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The right hinge broke on my ENVY m6. Now the left one is about to go. The waranty is up and I have noticed that this is a common problem with this product. I should hope that there has been a recall on this. HP should at least repair the issue free of charge (waranty or no waranty). I take great care of my things and my computer is no exception. Please give me advice on this one. I am extremely disappointed at this point.

Answer:Broken right hinge. Left hinge about to go on my ENVY m6

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Hello can you please help me with resolving my broken left hinge problem. Also this has made my fan stop working. 

Answer:HP ENVY 17 LEFT BROKEN HINGE

@SteveKerr

 

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I've had my envy 17 for 3 years all went well until yesterday when the hinge broke. I see it's a common problem can anybody from hp help please?

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@e-claire

 

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Same issue as the hundreds of other posts on Hp (hinge problem?) Laptops. Who can I contact to get a quote for and arrange repair.I'm disappointed that I had to search hp support to get information about this,  and have never been contacted about it first.Regards,Dave

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My left hinge is broken I am guessing by reading other complaints? I have had this laptop for a little over a year and have never mishandled it in and kind of way. Now it will not turn on because it is saying problems with the fan because everytime I open it the bottom pops off. I tried to email HP but they would not reply because my warranty was up August 15th. I was wondering how much it would cost for HP to fix it? Or the Geek Squad with Best Buy? I need it fixed as soon as possible! It is my school laptop.

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@Rle421

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This is in response to the 2014 post, "HP Envy 17" Left Hinge and Casing," and I'm posting here b/c I'm not able to reply in that thread (maybe HP got tired of hearing about it?). I am having the exact same issue but with my HP Envy 15.6". I purchased it 13 months and 3 days ago. Up until this point, I've loved it. It's been an excellent machine. That is until this morning. The left hinge completely broke and the plastic piece detached. When I close the laptop I can place it back on, but when I open it up it pops off again and makes popping noises. I want to note that I have taken good care of it, gentle care (in fact I haven't opened and closed it very much, no reason the hinges would be worn after only a year), and basic, routine usage. I don't know what to do. I'm concerned that this will only get worse over time and am worried of the potential internal damage this could cause. I've read all of the threads, the many, countless customers who have the same issue. It really calls into question HP's brand and the quality of their products. I assume my warranty is expired. And it's very suspicious that this happened just at the year mark, about a month after my warranty expired. This seems to have been a known problem since 2014 (almost 3 years!) with no solutions for customers. The only option I've seen is a repair at around $150-300, which I think is outlandish to pay and insulting to customers. This is not average "wear and tear." This is clearly a design flaw... Read more

Answer:HP Envy 15.6" Left Hinge Broken

@Ml_holladay

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The left hinge of my Envy 15 has broken for no obvious reason.  It started about a week ago and is getting worse. The case near the hinge is now opening up and today a screw fell out.  It's no longer under warranty, but it looks like this is a common problem.  Can I get this fixed through HP?  

Answer:Envy Left Hinge Broken

@BEVEL88

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After two years of use the left Hinge on my HP Envy broke.  Where does one get it fixed and is it fixable?  It seems to interfer with the usage if one moves the lid back and forth.  Is it connected to hardware that will evenutally shut my computer down?  I would rather be able to take it a part and put a replacement hinge instead of sending it away? 

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I purchased my HP Envy TS 17 Notebook from Costco and now the left hinge is broken. I have used it exclusively for school and have taken very good care of it; however, now, I am unable to close it. The left hinge hangs and the case is popping apart. So far, I had been very happy with the laptop, but this definitely a problem. I paid nearly $ 1,000 for this computer. At the time of purchase, I was completely unaware of the previous hinge problems in HP laptops.  Please help!!

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@cy2491

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Hello, I have a problem with the left hinge on my HP Envy 17 Quad Edition Laptop. At some point the casing around the hinge started breaking up causing litle bits of plastic to rattle around inside the laptop. This caused the fan to stop working resulting in 90B errors on startup. The lid is now stuck in the open position and cannot be closed without further damanging the laptop.  This laptop is over 3 years old and out of warranty, but otherwise in great condition.  I would simply like to get the casing repaired. Can HP help me with this? 

Answer:HP Envy-17 Left HInge broken

@rhinmass

 

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Just like everyone else the left hinge of my laptop is broken and seperated from the casing and my laptop has never been dropped or broken.  Based on all the messages this appears to be a design flaw,  I would very much appreciate a call back from support regarding this issue.  Thanks.

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My left hinge has broken and is slowly pulling the computer apart everytime I open it.  Small peices of plastice are breaking off as a result.  This computer has been treated very well and has never been dropped.  I read that this is a common problem.  How do I go about getting it fixed?

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I also have a left hinge issue with my Envy.  I've been looking around on-line, and it seems like this is a notorious problem.  Mine is barely over two years old, and hardly ever used.  Never been dropped or mis-handled.  Will HP fix it, or reimburse me to have it fixed?Thanks

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I only had my laptop for a year and a half when the problem started. The left hinge is broken and now, I don't close my laptop anymore in fear of not be able to turn the power on anymore. The left part of the laptop is elevated (because of the parts from the broken hinge) and and I feel that everytime I move the screen, it might fall apart. Everytime I adjust the screen I hear a sound that feels like it's going to break anytime soon. The power button seems to get affected too, and I fear that in a few days I might not be able to turn it on. This has been ongoing problem for years with hp laptops and why is it that hp is not doing anything about the issue?

Answer:HP Envy Left Hinge Broken

@grazzie2

 

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The left hinge has broken on my laptop and it is pullign the plastic around the screen off, does anyone know how to fix as i am out of warantee?

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I have a HP Envy 17.3 Model: 17-j013cl . Left hinge broke.  Did some research and it seems alot of HP costumer arehaving this isue.

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@rolan2jr

 

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Hi, I've had my HP Envy for just over two years and I'm the only user of the laptop.  About a year ago the left hinge broke through just opening the case - never dropped, not too much force but clearly a defective part.  As the laptop was needed for daily use, I thought I would tolerate the issue through necessity.  However, more recently the gap between the case has become bigger and I'm more concerned about the laptop overheating or developing an even more terminal issue if it isn't fixed. I was shocked to find out how much of widespread this problem is and that I'm not alone in this issue.  My warranty has expired but HP has developed and sold a defective product that needs to be corrected.  I like this laptop and don't want to have a useless 900 laptop.   I look forward to a reponse to resolving this issue. Thanks, 

Answer:HP Envy 17 Broken Left Hinge

Well you have a sympathetic audience but this Forum is for fellow end Users. All we can do is flag this for intervention by HP staff to see what they will do for you. 

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My laptop is out of warranty, but the left hinge is broken.  Is there any chance I can get HP to fix this?  It's frustrating. Thanks!!

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@69RoadRunner

 

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I purchased a HP Envy TS 15 notebook in December 2014 and so far it works fine but no longer under warranty.  However, the left hinge of the laptop is broken which leaves the top left corner of the plastic cover with a slanted appearance against the screen.  Also I noticed from previous posts that there is a flaw with the hinges with some of the HP Envy laptops.  Now, what can be done to fix the broken hinge?  Thanks for your assistance.

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The left Hinge on my HP Envy has become loose; this poses a problem when opening/closing the lid as it grinds against the casing.  I've had a lot of difficulty navigating HP's Customer support website.  I travel a lot with this laptop and despite treating it with great care the hinge has come loose/broken (from what I understand has become a common problem).  I am out of the warranty and was wondering if anyone could point me in the direction of a few repair options.  I like HP, I find this whole issue disheartening.   Thank you for any help you can give.   

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As has happened with many other people, the left hinge on my laptop is breaking loose.  I just dumped out a bunch of loose plastic chips that were rattling around inside.  I have to hold the bottom half of the case closed to keep the hinge from prying the case open when closing the laptop.  The right hinge seems OK so far.  I assume I need to get this fixed...

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@RobW75080

 

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 Hello,The left hand hinge of the notebook is broken and is not functioning.  I cannot close the lid.  The case bottom has separated from the notebook in the bottom left corner of the notebook.  please help.Thanks

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@JohnChit

 

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Had to take apart my laptop last night. Found the left hinge had broken away from the plastic. Found a number of threads about this exact topic. Would have replied to one of those but it appears they are closed. Need to know where to get a replacement part. If this is the wrong forum please move to the correct one. 

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@KickingWing

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I bought my envy j115tx 15" touchsmart end of Aug 2014 . Its nearly 4 months old and recently the left hinge on my laptop has dropped out of position and has pushed the back casing of the laptop out, disrupting one of the fans.It has not been dropped. I noticed it had become creeky when opening the lid of the laptop, I can see the back casing popping out when opening the the lid and the Kensington lock is out of alignment (as it pops down with the back casing) Been using HP servers at work and recomended but this is my first HP product for personal use and the hinge design seems to be a serious flaw here. Need a solution guys... have read similar posts about same issue..whats going on?

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@Eques ,
 
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Had this laptop for 1 year and 5 months, the other day my left hinge just started poping out when I open and close it. It looks and sounds bad, though I can pop it back in, I have a bad feeling it's going to get worse and the other side may start. Of course my warranty just expired 5 months ago, and I've heard other reports of this so I hope I can get this fixed for free since it seems to be a HP design flaw. I use my laptop as a desktop really so I use the HDMI and only used the actual screena  few times, I lift is just enough to hit the power button, but this still happened. I'm not sure how to go about this since HP keeps trying to charge people for this fix. Thanks!

Answer:HP ENVY m7-j010dx - Broken Left Hinge

Hi @Broth3rz ,
 
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Hello, I was wondering if anyone would be able to help me. Recently the left hinge on my laptop has dropped out of position/broken and has pushed the back casing of the laptop out, disrupting one of the fans.It has not been dropped this is through everyday use. I noticed it had become creeky when opening the lid of the laptop, So i stopped using it as I had finished university for summer and my ipad met my everyday use. A month later I had to get a file off my laptop so I opened the lid and the hinge popped out of position/broke this is when it occurred . It no longer opens and closes correctly. I rang hp explaining the situation and said that the laptop is currently under warranty and Only 11 months old. They said that this type of thing wasn't covered under warranty as it was classified as "everyday wear and tear" and that I would have to pay 150 to fix it. Would anyone be able to advise me on how to get it fixed under warranty. As I don't want to pay another 150 pound on a 750 pound laptop because hp used non suitable hinges, which seems to be a common issue. Thanks Matt

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I just sent you a private message. If you are not sure how to check your forum messages, this post has instructions.

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My laptop is out of warranty, but the left hinge is broken.  Is there any chance I can get HP to fix this?  It's frustrating. Thanks!!

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HP Envy 17 Touchsmart left hinge broken

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The left hinge is broken on my HP Envy 17" Touchsmart notebook.  The bottom plastic casing is also coming away. It is hard to open and close the laptop without causing more problems and I'm worried about the screen cracking.  My local tech service has been trying to source replacement parts, but has found none available. They have identified that this is a common problem with this model, and I see there are hundreds of postings with the same problem.  Please could you help?

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I have the same problem as many others on the forum-the left side hinge broke in normal usage.   The laptop is out of warranty by 8 months.  I called HP support and was informed there is no recall.  This is my wife's latpop that she uses for many hours each day.   Is there any assistance available from HP?  I am sure this is a manufacturing defect. Regards,

Answer:HP Envy 17t-j100 broken left hinge

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Left hinge pushes case open. When this first started I would hear a bizarre noise from the cooling fan when I would try to snap the case back together. The problem was bad enough that I stopped opening and closing my notebook computer to prevent further damage. Now the cooling fan appears to have failed altogether. I am out of warranty, but this seems to be a design or material problem as I have seen a number of similar posts on support forums. Please help. I'd love to use my computer as intended.

Answer:ENVY 17 - Left Hinge / Broken Case

@dhsherbert

 

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Some time ago, I noticed my left hinge wasn't working correctly. I began to split the computer apart while opening and closing. I've seen this is a pretty wide-spread issue with this model and i'd like to know what can be done. I've just been keeping it open, as to not make it completley unusable, but that's not a real solution.Thanks for your help!

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@omarhani

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Bought my expensive laptop in 2014 and just over a year the left hinge started breaking. Its a sparingly used laptop and now seems to pull away at the bottom panel if I try to open or close the display . The left hinge is prying the bottom panel.I am worried the laptop will break if I try using it anymore. Never been dropped and was taken good care of.Did not expect HP to give way so easily when other laptops much cheaper dont have this basic hinge issue. At this point I am terribly disappointed with HP but need to get it fixed. Please help.

Answer:Broken left Hinge on HP Envy 15t Quad

@bc422

 

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I have bought this laptop with high configuration in Nov 2013, on March 2014 I found the Left Hinge broken, I keep on using for some time then keep using with external monitor, now i wanted to get it fixed, and noone fixing it saying no parts available, please help me to fix it.

Answer:HP Envy 17 Touchsmart left hinge broken

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I've got a HP Envy 17 J171sa touchsmart laptop. It is just 2 months out of the the 2 year warranty and now the left hinge is making a cracking noise when opening and pushes the bottom of the casing open. This laptop has already had to go back under warranty twice, once when it was 2 months old for a new motherboard and then 5 months ago a white spot appeared on the bottom left side of the screen and had to have a replacement screen, now this. I expected better quality from HP especially when it was nearly 1,000 to purchase the laptop. I've looked after this laptop and been very careful with it, only opened and closed once a day and would not expect this to happen. Very disappointed.

Answer:HP Envy 17 - J171sa left hinge broken

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Hi everyone I really need your help the left hinge on my Envy 17 m-7 broke from just opening the computer.I've spent hours trying to find videos or instructions on how to fix it, but I can't find any. I dont want to ruin it. Thank you,A.G. 

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I am having the same problem as those on the following posting: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Envy-17-Touchsmart-left-hing... My left hinge is broken and has been for quite some time.  Please have HP contact me for a repair or replacement.

Answer:HP Envy 17 Touchsmart left hinge broken

This is NOT official HP Customer Support and I, as most other persons on this forum, do not work for HP. This is a peer-to-peer user supported forum for HP products. HP maintains no official presence on this forum and it is unlikely that HP will respond in an official capacity. Any reply from a HP employee represents their own opinion and not that of HP's.  I am sorry that you are having issues with your computer. I have forwarded your concerns to the HP Forum Administrators for possible escalation. Please watch for a PM (private message) from an HP Representative on this forum. If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to ask. Please click the white KUDOS star to show your appreciation

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I bought HP over Acer, Lenovo and Asus because i believed that the one thing that HP offers each time, is exquisite build quality. However, today I was met with a nasty surprise. The left hinge (one near the power button) has seemingly come undone, as if on its own.  Surprised as I was, I contacted technical support. Surprise Surprise, my warranty information is wrong. Ive lost out on half an years warranty services.  FLASH BACK: DUBAI - Notebook bought on the 3rd of Feb, 13 - High hopes.SKIP TO PRESENT: INDIA - Broken hinge and warranty lost. So I took a deep breath, and opened up the trusty HPSA again, informing the specialist about my "mistaken date of purchase" (note, I am in India at the time). I am informed by the technician that i have to "contact the HP tech assistance in UAE to rectify the issue." STRIKE ONE. So, everyone knows how "good" the waranty services in India are. I remember having an old all in one HP printer. The printer malfunctioned, so we took it to the closest "Authorised" HP service centre. The first day we went, we werent given any "service". The next day we went, they claimed NOTHING under the warranty covers it. They could be right, but oh well, we paid for rectification. So now I'm feeling like its going to be a repeat of the last time. And its funny, since I have found A LOT of people with the same problem. I dont want to rubbish the customer support, BECAUSE I HAVE S... Read more

Answer:HP ENVY 6 1090ee - Broken Left hinge

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The left hinge on my laptop appears to have become unattached or broken.   Thankfully, this has not affected the performance of the computer.  I called HP to find out the cost to repair this and was quoted $412.76!  I can't help but notice that were numerous posts concerning this same problem.   Has there been a recall that I somehow overlooked?  We have purchased several HP laptops and printers and have had no major problems until now.  I am hoping to have this fixed at much less than $412.76!

Answer:HP Envy Touchscreen left hinge broken.

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My Envy 17 has the broken left hinge. I would like to find a replacement pair to swap them out. Also, because this appears to be a long time issue with the HP notebooks, what is HP doing about this? 

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Hi, i have my left hinge broken. it all of a sudden started geting harder to open the laptop and in 2-3 days when i pused the screen upwords its jut broke. i would liek to know how i can get this repaired. i also noticed that the left side of the laptop is heating up so badly. I have checked the warranty and it has expired. please let me know how i can get this repaired. I HAVE PURCHASED THIS ITEM ON 23/03/2013 WITH 1 YR WARRANTY BUT THE WARRANTY CHECK SHOWS THAT THE WARRANTY HAS EXPIRED ON JULY 2013.     

Answer:HP ENVY 6 1090ee - Broken Left hinge

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HI:  I saw one topic in the forum about complaining this type of laptop left hinge broken issue, many customers like me had same problem. i bought my laptop from microsoft store directly almost 3 years ago, my wife used it at home without moving most of time  and not opening/closing quite offten, just 2 months ago, my wife changed job and needed to carry the laptop between home and office, then only 2 months past, this laptop was broken on left higne, she was really connerced laptop would not work anymore one day when opening it.  what a bad hardware quality it is! based on many people had same issue, almost for sure, it belongs to kind of design or product defective, should be recalled.  i post pictures to show where issue is and my laptop info. hopefully i could be treated as HP customer thanksym3017

Answer:HP envy 15 smarttouch left hinge broken

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Hi, I have HP Envy Touchsmart 15" laptop. From last few days, I ma facing the problem of broken left hinge. I have gone through several HP forum post and it seems to be manufacturing defect. Every HP Envy user is facing the problem after an year. Please help me in fixing the issue asap as it is impacting my work.. Thanks in advance. RegardsPuneet

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My HP has had a hinge failure.  I purchased it less than a year ago and it has been giving my problems for a few months now. When you open or close the lid, the bottom casing literally splits apart. There is some broken plastic piece inside. I would really hope there is a resolution for this? Thanks,  Laceb

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Help my left hinge is broken like so many others and I'm out of warranty! I just spent 2 hours on the phone with HP only to discover I will be charged $220!! It's clearly a design error since it's happened to literally hundreds of others with this computer! There needs to be a recall it's not fair to have to pay for something that I've never dropped, etc. I've also read where some have gotten theirs repaired free of charge without being covered under warranty 

Answer:Broken left hinge HP envy m6 n010dx notebook PC

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Broken Left Hinge is there a recall for this?

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I'm having the same problem as others with my HP envy 17. The left hindge has broken without any drops or setting it down to hard.

Answer:HP Envy Touch Screen left hinge broken

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The left hinge on my My Envy 6-1019NR sleekbook snapped and is now broken. The hinge is now sticking outside of the bezel. All I did was just open my laptop like I normally do and the hinge snapped. I didn't drop it. This is very frustrating because I've had this laptop for 3-4 years and I've been opening it up as normal. What's also frustrating is reading from previous forum posts (http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Frustrated-with-HP-Envy-6-1001T...), this was a bad design issue that has affected many other customers. What can I do to get this fixed? I don't think I should pay $60 to fix a design flaw issue to 'cut corners,' and my warranty expired.

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Hi, I have a HP envy 17-j141na which still has extended warranty cover. The left hinge internal mountinghas just crumbled inside the case and the bottom cover has come away. I have just found out this seems to be a common problem.What do I need to do to get the hinge repaired? I can not use the laptop as the screen is loose and the bottom panel will become damaged. Thank you for your help 

Answer:Hp Envy 17 Broken left internal hinge mounting

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Help my left hinge became stiff and then it has broken the fan.  How can I get this fixed?

Answer:Hp envy touch smart 17 broken left hinge

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 I have the exact same problem that I had been hearing when using the PC for a whie, maybe 6 months or more, but did not actually see the issue until I had to take the case apart to replace a fan that had failed (according to BSOD). What turned out to be the cause of the constant clattering and the fan failure, etc. was the pieces of the base that ,once upon a time, held the fitting that the hinge screws went into. The aggravating thing about this is that I had a Care Pack that had just expired on 8/15 which I feel sure would have covered at least the fan replacement if not the required parts for the hinge. If anything is being done about this issue, please let me know 











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Answer:HP Envy 17 Touchsmart left hinge broken screw fitting

Kevin, As a direct result of your input, I have since been contacted by Shaun with the Hewlett Packard AMS TCO Escalations Team and it appears that we may have come to an agreeable solution to resolve my broken hinge and destroyed fan issue. Although it is too soon to mark this as Resolved, I am really happy with the degree of ownership that Shaun has taken with my concerns. I do feel that this will come to a positive conclusion and will be sure that Kudos are made to you and Shaun and others as merited. New Parts, including new hinges and top and bottom cover, all received Saturday (overnight shipping included). Many Thanks to you and Shaun for your help. You have restored my faith in HP. Thanks again for your assistance. Gary Nordmeyer 

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I loved HP computers for their latest components and I have multiple computers in different sizes. But this Envy 15-J151NR is really bad design and broke the left hinge off the base enclosure causing the enclosure to raise up and cause gap between enclosure and top cover! Hinge on the display side is holding fine, I bought this notebook in MAY 2014 and it is out of warranty! I would appreciate and continue my love to HP computers, if HP can offer to replace the base enclosure at no cost! Hope HP support can respond ASAP since this issue needs to be covered via some sort of recall to compensate the design flaw! 

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I have bought this in 2013, I haven't used the laptop in the past 3 years because of personal reasons.When I wanted to use the laptop again, I found that the left hinge is malfunctioning.I have found that this is a common problem in this type of laptop so I asume that there is already a solution for this. Does anyone know how to solve this problem?  

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The screw is lost some where in the laptop, the left corner seperates near the hinge when I open the lid. Laptop just a year old. 

Answer:HP Envy 15 Broken Screw Fitting on Case Near Left Hinge

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It appears that this is a common hardware problem for over two years, based on  the posts.  This is my son's laptop for college, so we have now had to swap out our home Hp Pavilion laptop with him.  We purchased a two year HP warranty, and it just recently expired.  This is our family's seventh HP desktop or laptop.  How is HP dealing with this issue?  

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One of the screws that holds my HP Envy 17 - j013cl laptop casing together no longer attaches to anything. It appears that the screw was once attached to a plastic fitting, but now that fitting is broken and the pieces of plastic are loose inside the laptop. When I open the laptop, the casing pulls apart near the hinge. I purchased the factory refurbished laptop in January of this year. How can the laptop be repaired? One source told me that they would have to replace the entire cover ... IF they could find one.  Is this repair covered under warranty? I just found a topic for the same issue with the dv7 "dv7 Left hinge pulling case apart? What the heck!".  It appears that HP have some real widespread problems with the left hinge of their laptop casings!

Answer:HP Envy 17 Broken Screw Fitting on Case Near Left Hinge

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I have had the same situation again actually. It did come off whilst it was in warranty and HP fixed it somehow. Now, again it has come off from the same place. Not sure how to fix it? What all does it need to be fixed? I understood from different sources that I need back cover and some sort of front panel. Please guide me. Thanks.

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I read many about many people with the same issue as me in the "HP Envy 17 Broken Screw Fitting on Case Near Left Hinge" thread, but there was never a fix described, only "I sent you a private message."  Please help!

Answer:HP Envy Broken Screw Fitting on Case Near Left Hinge

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My left hinge has recently become visibly broken, with the top keyboard metal casing and the bottom black plastic casing becoming seperated near the hinge. I have also noticed the fan making rattling sounds as if broken pieces from the hinge have entered it. The right hinge also was slightly opening the case but tighting the screw on that side has kept that from reoccuring. Although I put in a new screw into the left hand side from enderneath the case, it has since fallen though into the casing or out completely due to the broken hinge part inside. I have seen many posts on here talking about a similar problem and many have been frustrated with the poor repsonse from HP who haven't wanted to repair the laptops for free in these cases, as this seems to be a design fault. I am no longer under warranty and do not have 100 + to fork out on a laptop which was roughly 800 RRP which is not even 2 years old due to a design fault. Is there any other way of repairing. Also, I had someobody look at this, and they say this can only be repaired with a new top case part number 720570-001.However, this isn't directly sold by HP at the moment, only through resellers and it seems that is roughly 180. Any help on this issue would be much appreciated as I am a student and tutor  and so I rely on this laptop very much and it is vital that it is working without issue at the moment as it is the middle of exam period. Regards,ARIA

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I have two issues. The first is that my battery stopped charging right after by warranty exprired causing me to be unable to use my laptop unless it is plugged in. The second is that the left hinge is broken, causing my bottom case to come apart. This has also caused an issue with my fan (from a broken piece interfearing?) which causes my laptop to overheat.  This is unacceptable. This laptop was expensive and I depend on it daily to run my business. 

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My left hinge has recently become visibly broken, with the top keyboard metal casing and the bottom black plastic casing becoming seperated near the hinge. I have also noticed the fan making rattling sounds as if broken pieces from the hinge have entered it. The right hinge also was slightly opening the case but tighting the screw on that side has kept that from reoccuring. Although I put in a new screw into the left hand side from enderneath the case, it has since fallen though into the casing or out completely due to the broken hinge part inside. I have seen many posts on here talking about a similar problem and many have been frustrated with the poor repsonse from HP who haven't wanted to repair the laptops for free in these cases, as this seems to be a design fault. I am no longer under warranty and do not have 100 + to fork out on a laptop which was roughly 800 RRP which is not even 2 years old due to a design fault. Is there any other way of repairing. Also, I had someobody look at this, and they say this can only be repaired with a new top case part number 720570-001.However, this isn't directly sold by HP at the moment, only through resellers and it seems that is roughly 180. Any help on this issue would be much appreciated as I am a student and tutor  and so I rely on this laptop very much and it is vital that it is working without issue at the moment as it is the middle of exam period. Regards,ARIA

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Hi there, I have been reading many posts on this forum, and apparently I am not the only one with this problem: My HP Envy 6-1010sa left hinge has decided to go askew and it's making the left bottom edge of my screen to spit, as I open/close the screen. I have not read about any solutionsfrom HP on my fellow-commentators, so I'm not sure what to do. As everyone else, my warranty has just expired, the laptop is only approx. 1.5 years old. The laptop works totally fine, and the screen is fine too and normally I am really happy with this laptop! But I am really worried now, I don't want the screen to get damaged even more! Can anyone, from HP please, tell me how to fix this? The hinge is not broken I think, it just seems out of position and I cant get it back in position and it's pulling the screen apart. I'm based in Amsterdam, is there a HP repair department in Amsterdam where I can go to? It seems like such an easy thing to repair, I just want a professional to look at it and I can't afford a whole new screen/whole new laptop! Many thanks for you help in advance! Here is an image that someone else posted, mine looks exactly the same! (how odd) Thanks, Susanne 

Answer:HP Envy 6-1010sa Left hinge broken and creating split screen...

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Hi there - I have an Aspire V5 touchscreen - when I went to close the lid, the screen cracked and I spotted that the left hinge has come apart (risen and cracked the screen). Now the laptop wont work (touch screen is flashing, mouse doesnt work - exactly the same issue as the other posts on this forum). I see on this forum and google search that this is fairly common with Acer laptops (going back to 2010) and wondering why this wasnt fixed. Has there been a recall on this, does anyone know?  I see from a google search that HP fixed a design flaw on their laptops to stop this from happening once it was reported, several years ago (2008) (I wish I had known about this problem before I purchased). If you google that you'll get the information. I've only had my laptop a couple of years. I take excellent care of my laptops, and never had this issue. (I dont travel with it, and dont close the lid often - it sits stationary on my desk and is only 2 years old).   I've sent emails out to my friends working in technology this afternoon - and so far no one has ever had this issue although no one has Acer.  Its a huge inconvenience as I use this laptop for work.  So I'm just waiting to hear back from Acer.Any suggestions on getting this fixed or replaced asap?

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My Envy laptop is not under waranty any more and has alway worked fine until this fall when I opened it and the hinge on the left side of the screen popped and broke.  I have not figured out what I will do to fix it yet but just wanted to put it out there that you can add my name to the growing list of hinges that have broken,  Seems odd that there are so many of us.

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I reccently found out that my HP Envy 17 laptop has a left hinge problem.   When  I open it the lid between the keyboard and the bottom has a small gap.  My computer is out of warranty.  What should I do to correct this?

Answer:I have a left hinge problem with my HP Envy 17 laptop

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As many have posed before, the left hinge on my laptop has broken and the metal top of my laptop base has separated from the plastic back with light wear and tear.  I wonder what solutions HP sends to everyone who poses this question as the answer is never posted publicly.  

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Hi! I have an HP Protect Smart (Touch Smart) Envy laptop and the right hinge is broken. This occurred without dropping or damaging the laptop in any way. The warranty is already expired and I am inquiring about having it repaired at no cost as this seems to be a common problem with HP Envy laptops.  The model # is E0K83UA#ABA. I would appreciate any assistance you can provide. Hope to hear from you soon!Patricia

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The left hinge on my HP Envy 15 just broke.  I purchased this laptop on 11/27/2013.  It seems strange it would just break from opening and closing the laptop.  Would this be covered by HP?thanks

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Hello. I have a Hp Envy m6-1105dx laptop that I've had for around 3 years now. I've always taken care of it and never drop it but a few months ago I noticed a crack on the bottom of the left hinge that has slowly gotten worse. Now the screen is barely holding on the left hinge and my screen is starting to glitch out. My warrenty is well over but I've looked it up and saw that many other people have had this same issue. Classes are going to start next week so I'm not sure what I can do, as getting it repaired is too expensive for me right now. Like I said it just started falling apart out of nowhere and the plastic has cracked and fallen apart. What should I do?

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The hinge is broken on my HPEnvy laptop . My local computer guy can't fix it. Trying to deal with customer service is a bit of a nightmare. How can I get this fixed?

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Left hinge of my Lenovo SL400 laptop has broken for twice now. First time it was in warranty so Lenovo had repaired it and sent me back, but now my warranty has expired, I don't know why Lenovo sells these Laptops( as i have seen many people complaining on SL400 left hinges).  I had bought left hinges in Ebay, could anyone tell me how to fix it? 













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Answer:Left hinge of my SL400 laptop has broken

http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-69929.html this hardware manual would show you how to change every component in your laptop, including your hinge. 

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I have a 17 in HP Envy Touch Laptop, and the Left hinge is broken. WHen the screen is opened it pushes the case out. I see this same issue on your chat boards and trying to see if there is something I can do to fix it.

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Hi I also have a problem witha broken left hinge which is clearly a manufacturing issues with this laptop. The laptop is just over 3 1/2 years old but with an I5 processor and Radeon Graphics it has a good spec I would have expected to have it last a lot longer and the screen is now lopsided and its becoming inconvient to use. Would welcom some advice.

Answer:HP - ENVY m6-1178sa 15.6" Laptop Broken Hinge

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The left hinge on my Envy spectre laptop model 13-2001TU  has broken and screen is hanging on from a wire. The issue is because HP has gone with poor quality plastic hinges whereas the rest of the laptop body is made of aluminum. Laptop has almost everything around the hinges broken. The screen back cover is detached. The back cover is popping out, the hinges are creaking loud. The laptop has not been subjected to any physical damage at all it just made a loud creaking sound one day when i opened the lid and i found that the hinge was broken. Electrical metallic parts are protruding out of the broken hinges area and there is great risk of electrical shock from the broken part as metallic parts are protruding out. It is observed that this is a manafucturing defect of HP as several other HP users of the same model have complained about the same problem. I quote the below links for your perusal where HP consumers worldwide have complained about the same issue . 1. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Other-Notebook-PC-Questions/HP-Envy-Spectre-XT-hinges-problem/td-p/2746...2. http://www.laptopmag.com/review/laptop/hp-envy-spectre-xt.aspx3. http://www.expertreviews.co.uk/laptops/1297450/hp-envy-spectre-xt/2 My laptop is under warranty (bought it in Jan 2013). The HP service in India has been outsourced a 3rd-party company by the name sysnetglobal. Today the engineer paid a visit and after examining he told me that I need to fill in the cause as 'Accidental' else it won't b... Read more

Answer:Hinge broken in Envy SPECTRE XT laptop

I sent a note out for help and you may (no guaranties) receive a Private Message through this Forum. This is the major Holiday season in the U.S. so it might take a while but hang in there. 

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The left hinge on my Envy spectre Xt has broken and screen is hanging on from a wire. The issue is because HP has gone with poor quality plastic hinges whereas the rest of the laptop body is made of aluminum. Laptop has almost everything around the hinges broken. The screen back cover is detached. The back cover is popping out, the hinges are creaking loud. The laptop has not been subjected to any physical damage at all it just made a loud creaking sound one day when i opened the lid and i found that the hinge was broken. Electrical metallic parts are protruding out of the broken hinges area and there is great risk of electrical shock from the broken part as metallic parts are protruding out. It is observed that this is a manafucturing defect of HP as several other HP users of the same model have complained about the same problem.<br>I quote the below links for your perusal where HP consumers worldwide have complained about the same issue .<br><br>1. <a target="_blank" href="http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Other-Notebook-PC-Questions/HP-Envy-Spectre-XT-hinges-problem/td-p/2746... <a target="_blank" href="http://www.laptopmag.com/review/laptop/hp-envy-spectre-xt.aspx">http://www.laptopmag.com/review/lapt... <a target="_blank" href="http://www.expertreviews.co.uk/laptops/1297450/hp-envy-spectre-xt/2">http://www.expertreviews.co.uk/... call hp, but they refuse to repair, with the excuse that is out of warranty, but we all know that's not the point,&... Read more

Answer:Hinge broken in Envy SPECTRE XT laptop

Hello Luis742, I just sent you a private message. If you are not sure how to check your forum messages, this post has instructions.




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Left side case hinge cracked after 16 months. Paid over $210 to replace cover 10 months ago. Case cracked again. Is HP offering any help on a remedy. 

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The left display hinge on my Envy 17-j017cl laptop is broken, and I am trying to find out how to affect repairs. I have searched the web and discovered that this particular problem is common to a great many Envy 17-j017cl users, but I have found nothing in the way of instructions or guidance on repair. I would appreciate any help or suggestions. Thanks in advance!Joe

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I purchase my Envy laptop back in 2014-February with Windows 8.1 Pro and have had a few issues since. The first issue is super long reboot times. The duration did shorten by a few minutes when I upgraded to Windows 10 Pro, but it is still completely unusable for about 20 minutes. The CPU stays pegged at 100% and the only thing that seems to be running is System. I have tried disablng all extra programs from running at startup, yet the problem persists. Sometimes I will even have this issue if I dont use the machine for a week.  I have the I7-4700, 12 GB of RAM, and a 1TB 5400RPM drive. I have thought seriously about upgrading to an SSD with the fasted write times, but havent wanted to spend the money yet. Is there a setting or something that could be causing this issue? My second, and super frustrating issue, is that last week the hinge next to the power button has decided to seize up and has bulged out of the case, thus breaking the clips between the top and the bottom of the case. For now, I am just leaving the laptop in the open position as there is a lot of carnage going on with that side of the laptop when I try to close it. Is this a known issue and does HP have a fix for this?

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Hello,My HP Envy 15t laptop left hinge broke and the left corner is cracked and bulging. The laptop was not dropped or fell. When I open and close the laptop the hinge is shifting and then seperating lower case from the upper case. The screw from the lower case are falling off and I am not able to close and open the laptop properly. The warranty is expired on this laptop. Please help.  Thank you in advance.











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Answer:Left Hinge Broken, Corner of Laptop is cracked and opening.

@Albert5 The hinge issue on the HP Evny is well known to HP and yet they refuse to do much, if anything, about it.  If you're in warranty, they will typically fix it free, no questions asked.  Out of warranty, however, it's like a completely different company.  They will charge wildly varying amounts, from $130 up to $300 to fix thier own design flaw.   Here's a link to a long thread that I started to update others about the issue and my dealings with HP: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware/Defective-Hinges-on-HP-Laptops-Envy/m-p/5378336#M204440 Hopefully, you'll find the info useful.  As further evidence that HP is aware of their own design flaw, the new 17" Envy's have a completely redesigned case with a much better hinge. Good Luck!

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My Lpatop left hinge is cracked, and it coming out and it lost the screew which holds underneeth.  I hardly open or close the flap so it broken with a minimal use and its obvious that the plastic case was very fragile and weak!!! I can't believe it about a product from HP! I want Hp to look into this issue and fix the problem 

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Left hinge broke on my Acer laptop here on March 13, 2017, and when I tried to close my laptop not realizing the plastic had split it cracked my touch screen.  I called Acer to see if this issue had been addressed as a "known issue" that they would repair but it isn't.  I also asked if the newer laptops have addressed this problem and I could purchase one without worrying about it, but they would not comment on that and just said anything outside of 3 years isn't covered. A quick Google search has turned up this issue as fairly common and occuring anywhere from 6 months and beyond of ownership.  Can anyone tell me if the newer laptops they produce have this issue?  I can't see myself justifying buying a similar product with the exact same issue that Acer refuses to address when you have other options for which the hardware seems much more stable and the cost comparable.  Does anyone have any insight to this beyond what I've experienced?

Answer:Acer laptop 3.5 years old broken left hinge issue

>>>A quick Google search has turned up this issue as fairly common and occuring anywhere from 6 months and beyond of ownership. >>> Not common. But does happen to most brands in my experience. Especially when one is in the habit of regularly and often opening and closing the lid on stepping away from the machine. The other vulnerability from this habit are the conductor trace lines on the video ribbon cable which threads tightly thru the hinge area. Jack E/NJ   

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I have a cacked screen case and broken hinge on HP envy m6 laptop. The left side of the screen case and the hinge are broken. It first started of with the hinge then that caused  the screen case to crack. I need this repaired. Please help!!!!  Thanks! 

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The left hinge casing on my laptop came off and was lost, and the black, plastic case for the screen is cracked and seperates from the screen when closing and opening the laptop. If there is a fix, I need it to be done quickly (I will pay for expedited shipping). I'm not sure if I have a warrantee on the laptop, it was a gift. The laptop is an envy m6. Any help would be appreciated.

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Hi @Amonsta5  I just sent you a private message. If you are not sure how to check your forum messages,  this post has instructions.

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Hi, I have a T61 (Type 6459-CTO), less than a year old and under warranty until 2012. Last night I happened to glance at the back of the laptop and noticed a crack under the left hinge. The closer I looked, the more cracks I saw. Please take a look at the pictures -- Below hinge: http://picasaweb.google.com/emayer/CrackedT61#5352472074077849874(same, without flash http://picasaweb.google.com/emayer/CrackedT61#5352472109639576978 Then I noticed that there was also a small crack along the corner of the case: Corner crack: http://picasaweb.google.com/emayer/CrackedT61#5352472014497264162(same, without flash http://picasaweb.google.com/emayer/CrackedT61#5352472036497607762 I also noticed that the yellow AC adapter jack on the other side of the hinge seems to be more visible through a gap in the case, and it seems to me that the plastic of the case is a bit warped there. AC jack and warp: http://picasaweb.google.com/emayer/CrackedT61#5352472138409255250  This laptop certainly hasn't been dropped, and I take it everywhere in a padded Targus case. It seems to me that a combination of a lot of heat (the cracks are located where the vents are, and the machine seems to run pretty hot) and the stress of opening and closing the screen hinge has caused the case to crack. When I flex the hinge, there is clearly a lot of play in the anchoring of the left hinge to the base of the computer. I'm concerned about how this will be handled -- will Lenov... Read more

Answer:Crack under left hinge & rear corner T61

Sorry, but the only possible cause for that kind of damage is impact.  You may not have dropped it or dropped something on it, but somebody sure has. It's not covered under warranty and it will be very expensive to replace.  I would Krazy glue it back together - that should hold it even if it doesn't look too great.





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Another complaint for a broken hinge issue on the 5558 laptop. Of course Dell Service will tell you that there is no known issue for this problem but search the forum and you will find several complaints. Dell is doing nothing about this problem and in my opinion they are definitely side stepping the issue so they do not have to take care of their customers. Dell service claims that the defect is due to "Customer Induced Damage". Dell also claims there is no known issue for this defect so you will have to call the "Out of Warranty" department. The out of warranty department will charge you 160 bucks and take your laptop for 7 to 10 business days. EXTREMELY FRUSTRATING for a laptop that is less than six months old and definitely does not have any customer induced damage.
Laptop purchased 5/13/16
Laptop broke 10/12/16
Spent an hour and a half with DELL chat - Session ID <private> - Result you are <profane>. DELL does not care if you have a defective product.  
On my laptop, the actual hinge did not break but the laptop cover broke away from the hinge. Obviously the plastic cover mounting pads are not strong enough to handle the repeated torque on the joint when opening the laptop.
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The left hinge and the plastic began to separate from eachother, and now its so bad that the fan has apparantly stopped working. Will HP fix this problem? If not, I will definitely be looking at a mac or something that wont break just from average use of a laptop.

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