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Aqsa97
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Registered: ‎01-22-2018
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My laptop's falling apart.. Lenovo G470

(I am only writing this because my parents refuse to listen to me and they want "Lenovo" to help me with this problem.)

So I own a Lenovo G470 (Ideapad) that I bought in 2011. About 7 months ago, the laptop's hinges started to become lose and then since 4-5 months, bits and pieces of the laptop case keep falling apart/breaking around the hinges. It was a bit bothersome but nothing too serious.
However, last week the laptop's screen became tilted (??) like one hinge/side is up and the other is down. It's almost diagonal. And the wire connecting to the laptop screen is exposed (i dont know how) maybe because the hinge's piece broke so the wire is exposed and it's almost on the verge of breaking too. (Ill be attaching the pics of the laptop below.)
My warranty expired ages ago. But I dont mind paying for the repair. Is there a way if I contact a real Lenovo store nearby and ask them to "repair" my broken laptop. My parents would rather spend 80-140 dollars repairing this than buy me a new 700/800 dollar laptop.

Honestly, if some of you wanna tell me that this laptop is beyond repair, believe me I know! My parents refuse to listen to me -_- So this is just to prove them Im right.

 

FRONT:
- https://imgur.com/4viSonH
- https://imgur.com/D1pX3I0

LEFT SIDE:
- https://imgur.com/IKEdGI4
- https://imgur.com/L6HmMPw
- https://imgur.com/7qk0CMm
- https://imgur.com/j5usW0n

RIGHT SIDE:
- https://imgur.com/wjONWoE
- https://imgur.com/peerlHE
- https://imgur.com/JU81ZrI
- https://imgur.com/gvsWs5S
- https://imgur.com/FxgAc02

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Re: My laptop's falling apart.. Lenovo G470

If you think you have a flat tire do you keep on going until the tire disintegrates and you destroy the rim? That's what you did to your own laptop.
You should've taken action as soon as you noticed something is happening with the hinge.
There's not much you can do right now to fix it. Only thing I'd advise is to find a broken one online with the body intact (at least when it comes to the bottom part and hinges). e.g. with a smashed screen and make a transplant. Have it done by a professional if you can't do it on your own.
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Re: My laptop's falling apart.. Lenovo G470

Hi Aqsa97,

 

Welcome to the Community Forums.

 

I agree with 

 

 



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