Introduction

Hinges on my U41-70 were a bit loose, decided to look inside.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Lenovo U41-70, use our service manual.

Remove 10 Phillips Screws Remove 10 Phillips Screws Remove 10 Phillips Screws
  • Remove 10 Phillips Screws

Use Plastic Card to loosen Plastic clips Carefully work your way arround
  • Use Plastic Card to loosen Plastic clips

  • Carefully work your way arround

    • The whole Backpanel is held in place by plastic clips around the left, right and front

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Remove Backpanel beginning at the front and working your way to the back Remove Backpanel beginning at the front and working your way to the back
  • Remove Backpanel beginning at the front and working your way to the back

Locate Hinges at the back Locate Hinges at the back Locate Hinges at the back
  • Locate Hinges at the back

Use Pliers or Spanner to tighten
  • Use Pliers or Spanner to tighten

    • Righty- Tighty

    • Lefty- Loosy

  • Be careful not to tighten the bolts too strongly - you might later break the Plastic when trying to open the lid.

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Member since: 07/05/2016

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I just bought this laptop last week and I was thinking of returning it because of loose hinges. Despite of awesome features, this hinge problem is a deal breaker for this model. Thank You for posting this article. This gave me a hope and thus I am keeping the laptop.

Lidiya - Reply

Thank You, it was easy to repair. The only Problem is the strengh of These hinges - too strong, too loose….

Werner - Reply

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