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  Recall of ThinkPad Notebook Batteries
  Lenovo and IBM Corporation, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and other regulatory agencies, have announced the voluntary recall of approximately 526,000 lithium-ion batteries manufactured by Sony Corporation. These batteries were manufactured for use with specific ThinkPad notebook computers that shipped worldwide from February 2005 to September 2006. In the interest of public safety, Lenovo will offer customers free-of-charge replacement batteries for all recalled batteries.
  Customers who bought a system listed below may have a battery subject to this recall.
  R Series (R51e, R52, R60, R60e)
T Series (T43, T43p, T60)
X Series (X60, X60s):

Battery Part Number

92P1072 92P1073
92P1088 92P1089
92P1142 92P1141
92P1170 92P1169/93P5028
92P1174 92P1173/93P5030

Along with the part number, every battery has a unique identifier known as the 11S bar code. This bar code is key to identifying if the battery is affected by the recall.

Additionally, since these batteries work with any T4x Series or R5x Series system, customers who ordered an extra battery or received a replacement battery for any T4x or R5x Series notebook PC between February 2005 and September 2006 may also have a battery subject to recall.

Batteries affected by this recall should not be used. You can continue to safely use your ThinkPad PC by turning off the system, removing the battery, and plugging in the AC adapter and power cord to power the system.

If you believe you have one or more of these affected batteries or have any questions, please feel free to contact your Lenovo sales representative May Ngan (Email :, Tel : 91065406), call our Battery Recall Hotlines or visit our dedicated recall web site:

Battery Recall Hotlines

Macau customers: 0800839 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday to Friday (except public holidays)
HK customers: 2516 3900 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

Last updated: by Computer Service Centre.