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Registered: ‎02-02-2016
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Quality parts for L520 N/A from Lenovo

I need two quality replacement parts for my trusty L520 ThinkPad.


I need a battery FRU 45N1001 and I also need a keyboard, both of which appear to be N/A on the Lenovo official site.


I did replace the battery once with what I thought was a quality unit only to find the notebook battery life was less than one hour on full charge. The original 57Wh battery that came with the notebook had a 6 hour lifespan.


Does anyone have a site that sells quality ThinkPad replacement parts as the battery and keyboard for this notebook seem to be N/A from Lenovo?


I really like this notebook and it has been very reliable.



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Registered: ‎07-21-2010
Location: US
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Re: Quality parts for L520 N/A from Lenovo

You can buy from Encompass.  They sell oem parts for Lenovo.  I believe they took over for IBM.  I know that 45N1005 is not the part you are asking for but its listed as the substitute part.  See below 2 links.  Please confirm compatability yourself.  I am just basing it on what the parts site shows.  Also what is your exact MTM?  Are you looking for a English keyboard?


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