Lenovo, is recalling 500,000 power cords in the U.S sighting reported “incidents” of sparking, melting and burning. The AC power cord can overheat posing fire and burn hazards, the recall includes power cords manufactured between February-December 2011.
How do you know if your computer’s power cord is affected?
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has this description: The cords are known as LS-15 and were included with several IdeaPad model laptops as well as Lenovo laptops.The recalled power cords are black in color and have the “LS-15″ molded mark on the AC adapter end. The manufacture date code in the format REV: 00 YYMM is on a label attached to the cord,” the CPSC said.Consumers should stop using the cords immediately.
If your power cord is on the list go to Lenovo’s website. You’ll get a free replacement.