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Question: Broken left hinge

Purchased in April 2014 directly from HP. Producy number is E1P14AV. Serial number is: 5CG416D5W4. Like many others have experienced, the left hinge has broken. Will HP repair this defect? Tony

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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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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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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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Question: Left hinge broken

I have HP pavilion HP 15-r210dx. Its left hinge is just broken. I was just closing the lid. I am very disappointed with HP quality. I need it to be fixed by HP. How can metal hinge be broken in normal use. Its just 1.5 years old. 

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Question: Left Hinge Broken

I have owned my HP Envy for roughly 4 years now and have had no issues, however, now the left screen hinge is causing the casing of the computer to separate. Several small pieces of metal from the hinge have either fallen out or are rattling inside the computers casing. The computer is no longer under warranty, but I have noticed this issue is a common one for HP laptops of this period. What can be done about this issue? Can HP repair this if the computer is sent in?Thank you.

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Hello I have a V series laptop, V5-571-53334G50Makk to be specific and since recently the left hinge was loose and whenever I open the laptop, it was wide open(kept on increasing as I tilt the screen) now the gap has widened. I was wondering what I do to fix this issue? Is it fixable at home with some time and repairing or do I need to take it to a repair center?

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Question: Left Broken Hinge

I haven't had my HP ENVY TS 17 Notebook but a little over 2 years and my left hinge has broken. I took it to a computer tech and he said you guys do not have a recall on this issue nor do you have any intention of solving the issue. I can not afford to buy another laptop and this is the 6th HP I have owned including desktops. I will not buy another one unless this problem is taken care of. I would like some feed back on this as I see there are numerous people with the same problem. Thanks! 

Answer:Left Broken Hinge

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Hi, My T43's left hinge is broken, and I need to replace that. If I am not wrong, I need replacement part 91P8388. Can someone tell me the steps to replace this hinge.Is there any video available which shows these steps ? I tried searching youtube, but could not find much. Thanks in advance,pkd

Answer:T43 Left hinge broken

This is the manual, it has a step by step guide for replacing every possible component in the T43. http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-58837  

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Question: broken left hinge

I have this Hp notebook 15 that i have been using for over 12 months now. Today I was working on it and it was then that when i flipped the lcd to turn it off that its hinge broke all of a sudden. at first i could not understand the problem but as i turned the screen down it creaked and the cover on screen's edges ripped apart. What should i do? Is this included in warranty?

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Question: Broken Left Hinge

My left display hinge is also acting up and the left corner seems to be coming apart from the force being applied by the hinge especially as the display is hinged down to its closed position.  I've been suspecting something was weird for some time now but recently I'm afraid it will break soon, what can be done?  My laptop is out of warranty (bought from Costco) but otherwise is in perfect condition and I use it daily.  It is crazy this is happening.

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Question: broken left hinge

Like most HP Envy machines I too now have a broken left hinge. Before it falls apart, would it be possible to buy a replacement base? and from where?

Answer:broken left hinge

> Would it be possible to buy a replacement base? and from where? Search:  http://PartSurfer.hp.com for the availability of parts for your specific HP notebook. 

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Question: Broken left hinge

I have had my Envy for about 2 years. The left hinge has broken and when I went to have it repaired, I was told it would cost over $300! This same thing happened to the HP laptop I had previously that this new one replaced! The repair place told me is was the exact same thing that happened to my old laptop and that it was a common issue! Why hasn't there been a recall? Obviously this is happening constantly! Does anyone know how to fix the issue?Thank you

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Question: Left Hinge broken

The left hinge of my Envy m6 Notebook has broken, and i would need a repair as soon as possible.As i have seen this is a very common problem (ex. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Envy-m6-Broken-hinge/m-p/343...), what solutions do you offer?I am looking forward to hearing back from you,Nelken

Answer:Left Hinge broken

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Question: Broken left hinge

My hinge is also broken.The hinge is so stiff it has broken the screw support mounts.Is there a repair available for this problem?Thanks.

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Question: Left hinge broken

My laptop is most likely not under warrenty any more but, the left hinge is broken & I see many other people have this same issue. Can anything be done to help fix this?Thank you!

Answer:Left hinge broken

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Question: broken left hinge

I am seeing plenty of this same problem. I have a broken left hinge. I want to know if the part number 832356-001 is the correct hinge I am not happy with the laptop it is falling apart and not very old. I also need to know if I can get a pdf of all the parts in a visual format. It is out of warrenty and I will have to fix it myself. I am very unhappy with this laptop and so are a lot of other people on this forum!!! 

Answer:broken left hinge

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Hi, My laptop's left hinge broke off recently. I am able to open and close the lid, the screen is OK, but I'm worried if I'm damaging it more everytime I open and close it. I am still under warranty. I've tried calling HP but no response. Any pointers? Thanks













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Answer:HP Dm4-1065dx left hinge broken!!

Hi Gaurang_YNWA,I would suggest calling HP again. Support phone #?s - http://goo.gl/n2Qb1If you are out of warranty, you can fix it yourself as hmmmmmm did, pay another repair shop or person to fix it, or call HP and send it in to be repaired. Regards,

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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 have the same problem documented in the thread: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Pavilion-g6-Broken-Left-Hinge/t... There isn't an option to post a reply to that thread. The left hinge of my Pavillion G6 broke like quite a number of other G6s.  When opening the laptop, the display works in some positions.  In other positions, the display is completely white.  The laptop top and bottom separate a bit while opening the laptop. Was there a recall for this problem as there are quite a number of incidences of the left hinge breaking under normal usage? 

Answer:Pavilion g6 Broken Left Hinge

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Does anyone else have this problem? the left hinge broken so it comes up now when the lid is lifted. Called a repair shop but it's estimated to be over 100. Possible to fix by myself?

Answer:SL400 broken left hinge!

I have the same problem, left hinge too! Tried uGlu, did not work, do not recommend trying to use it. The funny thing is that while closing the display you can clearly see the fragile piece of plastic that was used and where it is broken.

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Hello.

I have an Asus X56TA laptop. It worked like a charm until yesterday, when suddenly, without any warnings, my left hinge just broke off when I was closing the screen.

It seems that the hinge just got _completely_ stuck. Really, like it was made of solid concrete. So when the screen worked as a lever, it easily broke off.

To illustrate my problem, here are some pictures:


Anyone has any tips what to do with this? Is there any chance of making the hinge work again? If yes, I thought of using some very powerful glue to "repair" the hinge. The plastic cover is 100% OK, so I only need some usability

I also found a brand new hinge for my notebook model on eBay. Is it possible to remove the broken hinge and install the new one?

Thanks in advance for all the tips.
 

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[ Model : Lenovo L412 ]My Laptop's left Hinge has been broken.. I know its common problem in this series.. Just Wanted to know what price it would take to repair it in INR.. And If I can get this fixed up in Kolkata, India. Thank You..













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Answer:L412 Left Hinge Broken

Hello sin2akshay and welcome to community,
 
You need to contact the support center to get the detail of service center then visit to them and get this fix.
Country or RegionLanguageTelephone numberHours of operation

India
English
1800-425-2666or1800-102-3692Email: [email protected]
9 AM - 6 PMMonday - FridayExcept Holidays

 
 
Best Regards,
Tanuj

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I got a Lenovo SL500 almost 2 years ago now and the left hinge on it just broke. Right now I'm typing this on a slightly sideways monitor . This thing never even leaves my desk, I googled it and found that a few other people have experienced broken left hinges. Looks like a design flaw.
 
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Is there anything I can do to get this fixed?
 
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Also, I just saw that a bunch of other people have this same problem even on this forum...
 
 
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Answer:SL500 Left Hinge Broken

hii also own a sl500 and got the left hinge broken. although not as bad as your sl500....what i did was to order a set of hinges from ebay and then when it arrived i replaced the broken one with the new one.and like u said it seems to be a flaw in the design so if your sl500 is not in guaranatee then u cant do anything else but get a new hinge and replace it.good luck

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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!!

Answer:Envy TS 17 Broken Left Hinge

@cy2491

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I bought my SL500 2 years ago. It has been working fine, been in quite light use. Now last week it's left hinge just snaped broken while I was opening the lid. I see this is a very common problem.Has anyone had any luck with Lenovo to get it repaired? It surely sounds like a material or poor engineering problem. I guess it was not as robust and sturdy as advertised

Answer:SL500 Left Hinge Broken

You should be able to find a new one online for cheap, and the maintenance manual is on the support site. The SL series are not real ThinkPads, they're the low end consumer model.

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Hello. The left hinge of my laptop was broken after less than 100 open / close cycles. Service center says it's not a warranty issue, but if judge by google search it is a design flaw, because every next user has the same problem. Please advise where should I sent a complaint?

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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

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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

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I also have a broken left hinge on my HP Pavilion 17.3 which I purchased a little over 3 year ago. I had it fixed 2013 and it seemed ok, but now it cracks again on the xact same place.Now the screen went white again :-( Based on all the other similar problems, this should be fixed by HP in my opinion. 











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Hey- the left hinge on my laptop broke. its kinda like snapped apart? i cant close the laptop itself as the casing on the laptop screen itself will move with it otherwise- its never been dropped before and literarly just happend as i moved the screen slghtly downwards. how much is this gonna cost to fix? im a student and poor as hell at the moment- so it the type i can do a bodge job myself or will i mess it up if i were to? not perticurely tech/ diy savvy either. Many thanks,Bexxiem

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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?

Answer:HP Envy 17.5 Left Hinge Broken

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M7 laptop has a broken hinge on the left side.  Can someone contact me for repairs (estimated costs).  The latop is 3 years old and I know I'll have to pay.  Just curious as to the pricing.  Thank you!  TD

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i have had this laptop for just over 2 years now. i can't remember when this problem started because at first it was hardly noticeable, but for at least a few months now i have been having issues with my the left hinge/corner on my laptop. apparently this is a pretty common problem among many acer models. at first it seemed as though the hinge had gotten slightly out of place and would need to kind of pop back in every once in a while as i opened or closed the lid. i wasn't worried about it until a several weeks passed and it was happening every single time i opened or closed the lid. when i turned the laptop around so i had a better look at the hinge, i saw that the 2 plastic pieces that hold the laptop together were actually splitting apart in the corner. this has only gotten worse over time--the gap between the pieces keeps getting wider and the split travels further. i think it's inevitable that pretty soon the power adapter is going to shift out of place because of this and i won't be able to charge the laptop, rendering it useless. is there anything i can do to fix this other than replacing the lid/hinges? i feel like even if i get the parts replaced, the same thing is just going to start happening again eventually. should i just go ahead and start saving for a new laptop (NOT another acer)?

Answer:aspire E1-531 left hinge broken?

I have this same problem!! I went searching online and discovered that I am definitely not alone.I would like to know how or if it it repairable and/or is Acer willing to compensate for repair service.

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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.  

Answer:Left hinge broken on laptop

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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.

Answer:Left Hinge Broken HP ENVY

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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?

Answer:Envy 6 left hinge broken

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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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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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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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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

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Like many others have experienced/posted, the left hinge on my pavilion has bulged and cracked the casing. I take care of my laptops and have not dropped it at any time. I first noticed the hinge problem last night, and I can now no longer open the laptop with hearing a grinding sound. This laptop is 2-3 years old and no longer under any warranties. I'm a student and cannot afford the $250+ repairs. Is hp doing anything about this common problem?

Answer:Pavilion g6 with broken left hinge

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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.   

Answer:HP Envy Broken (Left) Hinge

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i have had this laptop for just over 2 years now. i can't remember when this problem started because at first it was hardly noticeable, but for at least a few months now i have been having issues with my the left hinge/corner on my laptop. apparently this is a pretty common problem among many acer models. at first it seemed as though the hinge had gotten slightly out of place and would need to kind of pop back in every once in a while as i opened or closed the lid. i wasn't worried about it until a several weeks passed and it was happening every single time i opened or closed the lid. when i turned the laptop around so i had a better look at the hinge, i saw that the 2 plastic pieces that hold the laptop together were actually splitting apart in the corner. this has only gotten worse over time--the gap between the pieces keeps getting wider and the split travels further. i think it's inevitable that pretty soon the power adapter is going to shift out of place because of this and i won't be able to charge the laptop, rendering it useless. is there anything i can do to fix this other than replacing the lid/hinges? i feel like even if i get the parts replaced, the same thing is just going to start happening again eventually. should i just go ahead and start saving for a new laptop (NOT another acer)?

Answer:aspire E1-531 left hinge broken?

I have this same problem!! I went searching online and discovered that I am definitely not alone.I would like to know how or if it it repairable and/or is Acer willing to compensate for repair service.

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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?  

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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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The left hinge has been broken and as a result the base has also cracked.  Is it possible to arrange a fix for my computer? If yes how?

Answer:Left Hinge and Broken Base

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Exactly the same problem as before - all working great then on opening the top cover (screen) the left hand hinge seems to have failed causing the bezel, screen and top cover to become separated from each other. HP were contacted and arranged collection, repair and re-delivery.Shame this has happened again but hopefully HP can address my issue again soon.Regards

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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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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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Hi --- the left hinge of my HP Spectre ultrabook started breaking. When i open the laptop, whatever the hinge is attached to on the half with the screen seems to be delaminating. I have to hold the hinge as I open it so that the screen does not break away. Looking at the forums, this seems to be a common problem. Can anyone share how I can get this fixed? thank you! Roman

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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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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? 

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i have had this laptop for just over 2 years now. i can't remember when this problem started because at first it was hardly noticeable, but for at least a few months now i have been having issues with my the left hinge/corner on my laptop. apparently this is a pretty common problem among many acer models. at first it seemed as though the hinge had gotten slightly out of place and would need to kind of pop back in every once in a while as i opened or closed the lid. i wasn't worried about it until a several weeks passed and it was happening every single time i opened or closed the lid. when i turned the laptop around so i had a better look at the hinge, i saw that the 2 plastic pieces that hold the laptop together were actually splitting apart in the corner. this has only gotten worse over time--the gap between the pieces keeps getting wider and the split travels further. i think it's inevitable that pretty soon the power adapter is going to shift out of place because of this and i won't be able to charge the laptop, rendering it useless. is there anything i can do to fix this other than replacing the lid/hinges? i feel like even if i get the parts replaced, the same thing is just going to start happening again eventually. should i just go ahead and start saving for a new laptop (NOT another acer)?

Answer:aspire E1-531 left hinge broken?

I have this same problem!! I went searching online and discovered that I am definitely not alone.I would like to know how or if it it repairable and/or is Acer willing to compensate for repair service.

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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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Hello.

I have an Asus X56TA laptop. It worked like a charm until yesterday, when suddenly, without any warnings, my left hinge just broke off when I was closing the screen.

It seems that the hinge just got _completely_ stuck. Really, like it was made of solid concrete. So when the screen worked as a lever, it easily broke off.

To illustrate my problem, here are some pictures:


Anyone has any tips what to do with this? Is there any chance of making the hinge work again? If yes, I thought of using some very powerful glue to "repair" the hinge. The plastic cover is 100% OK, so I only need some usability

I also found a brand new hinge for my notebook model on eBay. Is it possible to remove the broken hinge and install the new one?

Thanks in advance for all the tips.
 

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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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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 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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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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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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Hello,

I know this has been addressed and I have read Dell's "solution", which is no solution at all.
Everything I've read about this elsewhere dates back to 2013, so I was wondering if Dell now has an actual solution to their customers' broken left hinge on their $2000+ Alienware M14x R1/R2.
Mine broke yesterday and I won't close it because the machine still works perfectly aside from the hinge.
I know their policy is to not fix it because it's conveniently not covered by any of their warranties, but it's an obvious manufacturing defect (always the left hinge, usually after about a year) that should be addressed properly. Even their own techs admit it's a manufacturing defect.
I was lucky because my lappy is 4 years old, but others have had it much worse. I take good care of it, NEVER opened it more that 120 degrees. This thing is my second child, it still works great and I do not want to replace it. Obviously it's not on a warranty anymore.
I was thinking of buying another one though for my wife, but having read how little Dell actually cares for their customers with this particular issue, not going to until it is solved.
I'm actually thinking of contacting a legal representative and get all of us customers with a broken hinge together for legal action against Dell.
Would that get things moving?

Answer:Alienware M14x R1 Broken Left Hinge

You may want to read the terms of sale you agreed at purchase before proceeding.
www.dell.com/.../terms-of-sale-consumer

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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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After just 21 months ownership the left hinge on my Aspire M-581PTG laptop snapped. The laptop has been well cared for. To avoid damage to the screen we have not been able to use the laptop. This happened over 6 months ago. Acer help desk were not helpful. "Send us the computer and we will do diagnostics on it for GBP 80". With the help of a local independent computer repairer, we worked out the hinge part which needs to be replaced. However, our suppplier has had this part on order since May. There is no clarity from Acer as to why the part is not available and when or if it will become available. Reading other posts in this forum, I see that this hinge fracture problem is not uncommon. I'm distinctly unimpressed with Acer quality and lack of service. Need to get a new laptop and it certainly won't be an ACER.

Answer:Aspire M3-581PTG broken left hinge

Hello, Only for information:Do you need these parts? or the plastic part? I'm not an Acer employee. I'm just a volunteer/member.

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Hello,I bought this laptop off of acerrecertified and have been using for school for the past 2 months. What I just noticed after i pulled it out of my bag,First, the lower plastic frame is cracking and falling apart, and second the aluminum screen frame has separated. I tried to push the screen back together but it wouldn't clip back on. What should i do? is this product under warranty? I'm afraid if i send it in to get repaired, it will just break again because of poor engineering, and i have read this problem is common across acer's laptops. 

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I have one Thinkpad t500, I loved it but this is the second time this left part (hinge and magnesium frame) is broken.. Is any kind of maintenance or product that give more "life" to this parts..? What would you recommend?

Answer:Left hinge and magnesium frame broken again

Could you provide a photo or more detail? In what way is it broken?

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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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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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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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After just 21 months ownership the left hinge on my Aspire M-581PTG laptop snapped. The laptop has been well cared for. To avoid damage to the screen we have not been able to use the laptop. This happened over 6 months ago. Acer help desk were not helpful. "Send us the computer and we will do diagnostics on it for GBP 80". With the help of a local independent computer repairer, we worked out the hinge part which needs to be replaced. However, our suppplier has had this part on order since May. There is no clarity from Acer as to why the part is not available and when or if it will become available. Reading other posts in this forum, I see that this hinge fracture problem is not uncommon. I'm distinctly unimpressed with Acer quality and lack of service. Need to get a new laptop and it certainly won't be an ACER.

Answer:Aspire M3-581PTG broken left hinge

Hello, Only for information:Do you need these parts? or the plastic part? I'm not an Acer employee. I'm just a volunteer/member.

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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 have an out of warranty Pavilion g6-2342dx notebook that also has a broken left hinge. 2 days ago the display quit working. The system boots up normally, but no display.I attached an HP s2031 monitor via the secondary monitor output cable and the note book seems to be working as it should.As it is the left hinge which is broken, could the display power connection have come loose/undone? I don't really want to tear into it without some prior advice...   The warranty expired 3 May 2014, but I have noticed many other people have experienced a problem with this hinge. Is there some way that HP can "help out" and perhaps "extend" the warranty for this issue?  Any advice or tips you can give will be greatly appreciated! Thank you,Larry

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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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In the last few weeks (maybe 2 months) I've been noticing that the left hinge was acting like it was loose and was making a little bit of noise when moving the lid. Because my notebook was aready about half a year old I thought it was because of the normal wear.But this morning I've noticed a small gap next to the hinge and the hinge was acting like it was missing one screw. Because I was at work all day I continued to use the notebook for another few hours without the situation getting worse.Now, that I got home and I had time to check things better I got a screwdriver and tried to make my way in to fix what I thought was a loose screw but... things are worse.Now I don't know that to do. Would Lenovo service replace the chassis? I know it might look like I misstreated my notebook but it's not the case.I'm even more worried because a few months ago I stepped on the cord, broke a piece of plastic that was holding the plug and glued it back (anfter I took the notebook apart). I know that back then was my fault and didn't expected to get it repaired but now...If anyone can give me some help, a hint on what to do, please help me!Thanks in advance!

Answer:SL500 broken chassis next to left hinge

you would need to seek the advice of the Lenovo warranty department in the country that you are in, they will decide whether the problem is under warranty or not, or whether this problem is user caused. But SL chassis is known to have problems at the hinge point, and i have seen a couple of failures at that point in the SL400 and SL500. 

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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

Hey anand602,  I'm very sorry to hear that you're having this issue. I have forwarded your case to the proper department. You should hear from someone via private message in the next 24-48 hours.  To check your private message, login to the HP forum. There will be an envelope in the top right corner next to your username.  

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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. 

Answer:HP Envy Touchsmart 17" Broken Left Hinge

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My HP Pavilion laptop is no longer under warranty. Last week, the left hinge broke when I closed the screen. This happened under normal use for no apparent reason whatsoever. I can no longer close the screen as it is causing the frame around the screen to crack. Further, the touchscreen function is no longer working. I am terribly disappointed in the quality of this product, and I have been reading that this is a significant issue with HP notebooks. Sadly, it seems that HP is using substandard materials, and customers are paying too high a price for poor quality.I would very much like this problem to be addressed and get this repaired.

Answer:Left hinge on my HP Pavilion Notebook - Broken

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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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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.

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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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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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I bought hp paviliong g6-2016tx laptop in the year 2012 and with an year additional warranty , the warranty ended in 2014-aug/sepetember recently i observed that the left hinge and the connecting base cover of the laptop got broken and getting seperated, when i searched the net its a most occuring problem for hp pavilion g6/dv6/envy/probooks if i would have known this issue well before purchase i would have stayed away from hp, previously i had dell notebook , which is top notch in build quality compared to this cheap glossy plastic,i paid 45 k inr for this thing which seriously looks cheap build, when the problem is occuring repeatedly in lot of ur notebook models that too the same problem , why hp hasnt done anythign like replacement/fixing of such things at free of cost even though warranty got expired, because seriously its a manufacturing/assembly design line defect, being a mechanical engineer iam sure about it,  you being a BIGGER corporation with good reputation,  you should have addressed  this issue well before, check or google it out , you will know about this problem with your hp notebooks especially the broken left hinge , everybody is complaining about the same but there is no official announcement from your hp side, i decided to stay away from HP next time, thank god i thought of buying hp stream series i got saved!! goodbye hp




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Answer:Left hinge broken and base seperating

Thanks to JeffHelp, Mr.ABG Tilak(hp authorized service) , Mr. Biraja Prasad Bidhar(Case Manager , Indian customer relations) and Mr.kevin-t(Moderator-support forums) for assisting me and in getting the broken base cover replacement thankyou guys!

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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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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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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.

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I have been pleased with my HP...it started making a creaking noise on the left side when I would open and close it...pieces of the hinge started to fall off...now the wires are exposed and the screen is separating from the cover...The computer works fine but will not close...I wonder if the exposure to these wires and the separation of the screen from the cover creates a hazard.  I understand that there is a design flaw and that many of these computers have broken...I have bought 3 HP computers and have been pleased with them...I love the one I have now and do not want to lose it...If the design is faulty why should I have to pay for your mistake...I ask you to please correct this flaw and repair my computer.  I bought it in good faith and hope that you will stand behind your product...I have pictures of the damage if you would like to see...Please help

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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.

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I know this is a common issue, but the chassis on my SL500 broke 3 days after the warranty expired. Needless to say, Lenovo won't help me with crap. The chassis itself is broken, so a new hinge will not help. The screen is now flickering with the slightest movement and I cannot take the computer anywhere.  I am a college student and basically have spent $1600 on a worthless computer that I can no longer use for what I need to. EDIT: I am looking for help in any way possible since Lemovo is refusing to. The moderator removed the comment I made inquiring about any sort of class-action case. Must be a touchy subject with all these computers breaking... Moderator note; comment removed which didn't conform to the forum rules

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Is there any sort of fix to secure the chassis at the hinge and fix the display connection that I can do without shipping it to Lenovo and paying out the rear for support? I'm starting to think that I should have bought the bloody Mac... 

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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

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