Lenovo have announced a voluntary recall of their 5th generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptops due to a loose screw which could cause overheating and potentially be a fire hazard. The recall only applies to units manufactured between 1st December 2016 and 31st October 2017. Despite this being a voluntary recall, affected users are advised to stop using their laptop immediately.\n\n[QUOTE]Lenovo has determined that a limited number of such laptops may have an unfastened screw that could damage the laptop’s battery causing overheating, potentially posing a fire hazard. ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th Generation laptops manufactured on or after November 1, 2017 are not affected...\n\nLenovo is offering a free service inspection program for all affected ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th Generation laptops.[/QUOTE]\n\n\nWhen stories like this pop up you can't help but think of the disaster that was Samsung's Note 7 recall, but despite the similarities Lenovo has received praise for their quick response to the issue.\n\nYou can get more information at Lenovo's product recall page [URL='https://support.lenovo.com/gb/en/solutions/ht504453']here[/URL].