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Does changing your keyboard void the warranty

2012-01-18, 22:15 PM

The keyboard on a T420 can easily be removed by removing 2 screws under the laptop: one to open the memory/PCIe compartment, another to remove the keyboard itself.

 

Question is: Will changing the keyboard yourself void the warranty on the whole laptop?

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Re: Does changing your keyboard void the warranty

2012-01-18, 22:21 PM

No, definitely not unless you do something really wrong and damage something whilst doing so in which case you will void the warranty on what you have damaged.

 

The keyboard on a T420 is classified as an CRU, Customer Replaceable Unit. In a warranty situation Lenovo would just express you a replacement expecting you to replace it yourself even if you have an on-site warranty.

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Re: Does changing your keyboard void the warranty

2012-01-18, 22:21 PM

No, definitely not unless you do something really wrong and damage something whilst doing so in which case you will void the warranty on what you have damaged.

 

The keyboard on a T420 is classified as an CRU, Customer Replaceable Unit. In a warranty situation Lenovo would just express you a replacement expecting you to replace it yourself even if you have an on-site warranty.

Andy  

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