Lenovo Power Cord Recall

The following notice has been issued by the manufacturer:

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

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

View recall FAQs

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

Affected Systems:

IdeaPad B460 IdeaPad S10-3t IdeaPad Y570 Lenovo B570e
IdeaPad B470 IdeaPad S110 IdeaPad Z360 Lenovo B575
IdeaPad B560 IdeaPad S205 IdeaPad Z370 Lenovo G455
IdeaPad B570 IdeaPad S400 IdeaPad Z460 Lenovo G460
IdeaPad G460 IdeaPad U150 IdeaPad Z465 Lenovo G465
IdeaPad G470 IdeaPad U160 IdeaPad Z470 Lenovo G470
IdeaPad G475 IdeaPad U165 IdeaPad Z475 Lenovo G475
IdeaPad G480 IdeaPad U260 IdeaPad Z560 Lenovo G480
IdeaPad G560 IdeaPad U455 IdeaPad Z565 Lenovo G560
IdeaPad G570 IdeaPad U460 IdeaPad Z570 Lenovo G565
IdeaPad G575 IdeaPad V360 IdeaPad Z575 Lenovo G570
IdeaPad G580 IdeaPad V370 IdeaPad Z580 Lenovo G575
IdeaPad G770 IdeaPad V460 Lenovo B460 Lenovo G580
IdeaPad S100 IdeaPad V560 Lenovo B470 Lenovo G770
IdeaPad S10-3 IdeaPad V570 Lenovo B470e Lenovo V370
IdeaPad S10-3c IdeaPad Y460 Lenovo B475 Lenovo V470
IdeaPad S10-3n IdeaPad Y470 Lenovo B560 Lenovo V470c
IdeaPad S10-3s IdeaPad Y560 Lenovo B570 Lenovo V560
Lenovo V570

Lenovo recommends you unplug your line cord from the AC power outlet and the power adapter then follow the instructions to determine if your cord is being recalled

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

Determine if your Power Cord is being recalled:

The following images will help you determine if your power cord has been recalled.

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