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Lenovo ThinkPad Warranty Manual

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  • Page 1 ® ThinkPad Safety and Warranty Guide...
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  • Page 4 © Copyright Lenovo 2008. All rights reserved. LENOVO products, data, computer software, and services have been developed exclusively at private expense and are sold to governmental entities as commercial items as defined by 48 C.F.R. 2.101 with limited and restricted rights to use, reproduction and disclosure.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    . 18 External devices . Batteries. Chapter 3. Warranty information . 19 Rechargeable battery notice . Lenovo Limited Warranty . . 19 Lithium coin cell battery notice . Warranty Information . . 23 Heat and product ventilation . . 10 Suplemento de Garantía para México...
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  • Page 7: Read This First

    Never use it to warm your body. Prevent your computer from getting wet. v To avoid spills and the danger of electrical shock, keep liquids away from your computer. © Copyright Lenovo 2008...
  • Page 8 Carry your computer carefully. v Use a quality carrying case that provides adequate cushioning and protection. v Do not pack your computer in a tightly packed suitcase or bag. ® ThinkPad Safety and Warranty Guide...
  • Page 9: Chapter 1. Important Safety Information

    Follow and retain all information included with your computer. The information in this document does not alter the terms of your purchase ™ agreement or the Lenovo Limited Warranty. For more information, see Chapter 3, “Warranty information,” on page 19.
  • Page 10: Safety Guidelines

    Note: If you notice these conditions with a product (such as an extension cord) that is not manufactured for or by Lenovo, stop using that product until you can contact the product manufacturer for further instructions, or until you get a suitable replacement.
  • Page 11: Service And Upgrades

    Upgrades typically are referred to as options. Replacement parts approved for customer installation are referred to as Customer Replaceable Units, or CRUs. Lenovo provides documentation with instructions when it is appropriate for customers to install options or replace CRUs. You must closely follow all instructions when installing or replacing parts.
  • Page 12: Power Cords And Power Adapters

    Do not use any power cords where the electrical contacts on either end show signs of corrosion or overheating or where the power cord appears to have been damaged in any way. ® ThinkPad Safety and Warranty Guide...
  • Page 13: Extension Cords And Related Devices

    Extension cords and related devices DANGER Ensure that extension cords, surge protectors, uninterruptible power supplies, and power strips that you use are rated to handle the electrical requirements of the product. Never overload these devices. If power strips are used, the load should not exceed the power strip input rating.
  • Page 14: Power Supply Statement

    To avoid possible damage to attached devices, wait at least five seconds after the computer is shut down to disconnect external devices. ® ThinkPad Safety and Warranty Guide...
  • Page 15: Batteries

    In addition, many mobile products, such as notebook computers, utilize a rechargeable battery pack to provide system power when in portable mode. Batteries supplied by Lenovo for use with your product have been tested for compatibility and should only be replaced with approved parts.
  • Page 16: Rechargeable Battery Notice

    Do not attempt to disassemble or modify the battery pack. Attempting to do so can cause an explosion, or liquid leakage from the battery pack. A battery pack other than the one specified by Lenovo, or a disassembled or modified battery pack is not covered by the warranty.
  • Page 17: Lithium Coin Cell Battery Notice

    Lithium coin cell battery notice DANGER Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. When replacing the lithium coin cell battery, use only the same or an equivalent type that is recommended by the manufacturer. The battery contains lithium and can explode if not properly used, handled, or disposed of.
  • Page 18: Heat And Product Ventilation

    Do not restrict or block any ventilation openings. v Do not operate your computer inside furniture, as this might increase the risk of overheating. v Airflow temperatures into the computer should not exceed 35° C (95° F). ® ThinkPad Safety and Warranty Guide...
  • Page 19: Cd And Dvd Drive Safety

    CD and DVD drive safety DANGER CD and DVD drives spin discs at a high speed. If a CD or DVD is cracked or otherwise physically damaged, it is possible for the disc to break apart or even shatter when the CD drive is in use. To protect against possible injury due to this situation, and to reduce the risk of damage to your computer, do the following: v Always store CD/DVD discs in their original packaging.
  • Page 20: Electrical Current Safety Information

    4. Remove all cables from devices. The power cord must be disconnected from the wall outlet or receptacle before ® installing all other electrical cables connected to the ThinkPad computer. The power cord may be reconnected to the wall outlet or receptacle only after all other electrical cables have been connected to the computer.
  • Page 21: Modem Safety Information

    Modem safety information DANGER For North America Type: CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire, use only No. 26 AWG or larger (for example, No. 24 AWG) telecommunication line cord listed by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) or certified by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA). To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury when using telephone equipment, always follow basic safety precautions as the following: v Do not connect the cable to or disconnect it from the telephone outlet on the...
  • Page 22 There are no serviceable parts inside the CD or DVD drive. Some CD and DVD drives contain an embedded Class 3A or Class 3B laser diode. Note the following statement. ® ThinkPad Safety and Warranty Guide...
  • Page 23: Liquid Crystal Display (Lcd) Notice

    DANGER Laser radiation when open. Do not stare into the beam, do not view directly with optical instruments, and avoid direct exposure to the beam. Liquid crystal display (LCD) notice CAUTION: For products with mercury-containing fluorescent lamps (i.e., non-LED) The fluorescent lamp in the liquid crystal display contains mercury;...
  • Page 24: Additional Safety Information

    EN 50332-2 can be dangerous due to excessive sound pressure levels. If your Lenovo computer came with headphones or earphones in the package, as a set, combination of the headphones or earphones and the computer already complies with the specifications of EN 50332-1. If different headphones or earphones are used, ensure that they comply with EN 50332-1 (Clause 6.5 Limitation Values).
  • Page 25: Chapter 2. Operating Environment And Other Important Notices

    Limit your movement. Movement can cause static electricity to build up around you. v Always handle components carefully. Handle adapters, memory modules, and other circuit boards by the edges. Never touch exposed circuitry. © Copyright Lenovo 2008...
  • Page 26: Cleaning And Maintenance

    It is your responsibility to ensure that you have adequate protection in the form of firewalls, antivirus software, and anti-spyware software and keep this software up to date. ® ThinkPad Safety and Warranty Guide...
  • Page 27: Chapter 3. Warranty Information

    Lenovo Limited Warranty L505-0010-01 04/2008 This Lenovo Limited Warranty applies only to Lenovo branded hardware products you purchased for your own use and not for resale. This Lenovo Limited Warranty is available in other languages at warranty. What this Warranty Covers...
  • Page 28 Only unaltered Lenovo products and parts are eligible for replacement. The replacement product or part provided by Lenovo may not be new, but it will be in good working order and at least functionally equivalent to the original product or part. The replacement product or part shall be warranted for the balance of the period remaining on the original product.
  • Page 29 Personal Data that you did not delete, you are in compliance with all applicable laws. Use of Personal Information If you obtain service under this warranty, Lenovo will store, use, and process information about your warranty service and your contact information, including name, phone numbers, address, and e-mail address. Lenovo will use this information to perform service under this warranty and to improve our business relationship with you.
  • Page 30 Limitation of Liability Lenovo is responsible for loss or damage to your product only while it is: 1) in your Service Provider’s possession; or 2) in transit in those cases where the Service Provider is responsible for the transportation.
  • Page 31: Warranty Information

    CANNOT BE WAIVED OR LIMITED BY CONTRACT. European Economic Area (EEA) Customers in the EEA may contact Lenovo at the following address: EMEA Service Organisation, Lenovo (International) B.V., Floor 2, Einsteinova 21, 851 01, Bratislava, Slovakia. Service under this warranty for Lenovo hardware products purchased in EEA countries may be obtained in any EEA country in which the product has been announced and made available by Lenovo.
  • Page 32 Under CRU Service, your Service Provider will ship CRUs to you for installation by you. CRU information and replacement instructions are shipped with your product and are available from Lenovo at any time upon request. CRUs that are easily installed by you are called Self-service CRUs, while Optional-service CRUs may require some technical skill and tools.
  • Page 33: Suplemento De Garantía Para México

    Failure to collect the product may result in your Service Provider disposing of the product as it sees fit. For Mail-in Service, the product will be returned to you at Lenovo’s expense, unless your Service Provider specifies otherwise.
  • Page 34 Pegatron Corporation No. 3768, Xiu Yan Rd. Kang Qiao Town, Nan Hui Dist, Shanghai, China Tel: +86.21.3811.8888 Marketed by: Lenovo Mexico S de RL de CV Av. Santa Fe 505, Piso 15 Col. Cruz Manca Cuajimalpa, México, DF CP 05349 Tel: 55-5000-8500 ®...
  • Page 35: Trademarks

    Trademarks The following terms are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both: Lenovo ThinkPad Other company, product, or service names may be trademarks or service marks of others. © Copyright Lenovo 2008...
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  • Page 38 Part Number: 44C9741 Printed in China (1P) P/N: 44C9741...

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