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Defective Hinge on HP Envy 17 - Second Envy to Fail

Q: Defective Hinge on HP Envy 17 - Second Envy to Fail

The right hinge on my Envy 17 Touch Screen has failed, causing the case to become separated and the lid to be nearly impossible to close. This is the second Envy 17 to fail in this way. About a year ago my husband's broke and HP spent nearly three months attempting to repair it before finally just shipping him a new one. This appears to be a flaw in the construction of the hinge assembly, and we have noticed that the newer models, such as my husband's replacement, have a much improved design in comparison. We spent about $1,300 on this computer (it has an i7 Core and 16 GB of RAM) and hoped it would hold up for a while. The laptop was great, but now it has become difficult to use without fear of causing further damage. Thank you for any suggestions.

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Broken hinge, you know the story.

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As with other HP users I need help to repair defective Hinges that are breaking and spliting frame apart all this started happening  after warranty expired.

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The Hinges on my Envy TouchSmart 15  Notebook are falling apart.  The Screen is now still working but when I turned it on i got a message that the fan is not working and warned that it could overheat.  I have looked on line and found that this is a very common problem with this model.  The hinges are apparently just glued togather and parts break off and cause the fan to stop.  This is rather upsetting and frustrating and will be the last computer I plan to purchase with an HP stamped on it.  What do I do now to get this fixed ?  

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So, I just sent back my envy 6t-1000 for the second time today because the left hinge completely broke and I can't even open the laptop. I've had it for a year and 5 days exactly and my warranty expired, so I'm paying all out of pocket for hp to fix it.Back in about October I went on a trip, came back and my laptop had a cracked screen and after talking with hp they told me that any 6t-1000 model for a certain time span had a "defective" hinge kit since these were new ones to accommodate the ultra book style.In the end I don't know why I'm really paying for HP to fix the hinge kit that is defective in the first place. Especially for a $171 due to my warranty being overdue by a measly 5 days. Can anyone offer some advice or tips so I can work with hp? I surely don't want this to be "fixed" and magically 6 months down the road end up having to replace the hinge kit a 3rd time.













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I'm afraid I also have the same problem.I noticed this last week as I used to get a cracking noise when I open or close the ultrabook. However, last night when I was about to close I had a crack on the screen and after close examination there was problem with the hinge. I still havn't approched anyone to fix it. The protection plan has expired and not sure what next. Help or suggestions regarding this will be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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Like many, others, I have the faulty hinge issue on my laptop. Broken hinge and top and bottom case is pried apart. The unit was never dropped or abused in any way; the hinges are faulty and the plastic holding them breaks from normal opening and closing the lid. I was on the phone with HP support for an hour with no luck; they couldn't even verify my serial number and product number. Very dissapointed in this and still no way to fix it. Please help.

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Well, yet again the low quality craftsmanship of HP strikes again. This is the 2nd HP Envy laptop to have faulty hinges. The computer is now breaking away from bottom casing. EXACTLY like last time, breaking within months of the warranty expiring. This is a KNOWN issue on HPs end. These computers are $800-$1000, and they expect people to another couple hundred and make money off a faulty product?? SHAME ON YOU HP. Not just the laptops either. Have had 3 printers go after 13 to 15 months.I find it unacceptable!!!!!!!I neef this computer and it is basically useless now....yet again. Never buy HP again!!!

A:Defective HP Hinges on HP Envy

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I bought an Envy Touch laptop 15 months ago ( 3 months past warranty) The hinge is defective and cracks and splits from the bottom panel every time I open the screen. I've already sent it in to be repaired a couple months after I purchased it. But then it breaks again...and again. The product is clearly defective. Numerous other people have complained about it, as well.  HP customer service is a joke; it seems like once your warranty expires you can't reach anyone. I'm an attorney and look forward to suing HP for products liability. But in the mean time, does anyone know the best way to fix the hinge issue? is there a secret way to actually reach someone at HP? A place you can recommend I take it to be repaired?  Thanks for any help! 











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I neglected to look for reviews on the HP Envy I bought a few years back until now. I see that the problems I was having with the hinges were common and must be DEFECTIVE.I had called HP at the time and they said that this issue was not under warranty and referred me to a local repair company. Unfortunately, the repair costs to fix it was around $300. I didn't have the money at the time and the problem worsened to the point the other hinge broke.Please help restore my faith in HP and help me fix this problem.

A:Defective Hinges on HP Envy 17"

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I've had my Envy for a couple years.  Already sent it out once to have the hinges replaced under warranty.  Now the fix is failing again.  The hinge mechanism is simply too weak to support the weight of the screen, and over a spectacularly short period of time, it will fail.  It is a sub standard design, which causes the case to separate. I'm certain that when I call support, the warranty being now over, I will be charged upwards of $200 to send it in and get a new (yet still poorly engineered) hinge.... which will again fail within another year. HP... time to step up to the plate and take care of these failing hinges without your normal fee.  You created a DEFECTIVE product with a substandard design, rendering an otherwise fantastic laptop useless.  A quick search online reveals that this is a widespread problem.  Watcha' gonna do, HP?Thanks!Mike

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The right hinge broke on my ENVY m6. Now the left one is about to go. The waranty is up and I have noticed that this is a common problem with this product. I should hope that there has been a recall on this. HP should at least repair the issue free of charge (waranty or no waranty). I take great care of my things and my computer is no exception. Please give me advice on this one. I am extremely disappointed at this point.

A:Broken right hinge. Left hinge about to go on my ENVY m6

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Hello. My right laptop hinge has been progressively loose in the past few months and the body of the right side has become separated. This is despite completely normal usage, and no tough handling at all. My computer is now refusing to turn on. I was wondering how it would be possible to fix the computer.

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Several weeks back my HP Envy Notebook PC left hinge broke and eventually causing the fan to go out. After doing some research, I discovered that this is a common problem with this particular unit. I only hope that Hp will stand behind their product by fixing this issue.

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I bought this laptop about 2 years back and while it was under warrenty had to have it fixed because of issues with the hinge, which, I understand is a common problem for the envies. After a year and a half of very delicate care and no longer under warrenty, the hinge is once again breaking down and likely to become completely unusable again. I called tech support about the issue and was told that repairs would now cost 250 dollars, which is, frankly, unacceptable. I really like this laptop, but this issue with the hinge has been a constant headache. I, like another who I saw post about this issue, would love to see HP stand behind their product and have this mistake in production taken care of.

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When I open/close the laptop I feel the left back side shifting.  It looks like the hinge is shifting and then separating part of the upper case from the lower case.   I can push the pieces back in place but the next time I open/close the case the same thing happens.   I received the laptop in April 2014.  What steps do I need to take to get this repaired under warranty.  This is a HP ENVY 17t Quad TouchSmart Product number: E2E11AV. Thanks!!











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Hello! The right hinge on my envy 15 has come apart/broke. It is my daily use laptop and up until now it has been OK. I have had the hinges replaced before through warranty, but it seems they have gone out again.  Is there anyone that can kindly reach out to me to know what can be done? I did try to go through the online support chat without resolve. I am now coming on here with hopes that someone can lead me in the right direction. Thank you and have a wonderful day!

A:Right hinge on HP ENVY 15

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Through normal use, and to be honest, the laptop is only used very sparingly, the left hinge has broken and this has also damaged part of the plastic bezel next to the screen. I am not very happy as I have also seen this on a friends 17" HP and it has completely put me off your brand. These issues are documented far and wide online and I am shocked that you can sell a product with such bad build quality. I always opened the laptop with both handsides and treat things I own with respect and care.

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I am not sure where this post goes so I assume it goes in this forum. My right hinge is broken and I don't know what to do. I did nothing to harm my computer. So I don't understand why it broke. It is not even a year old yet. I guess my real question would be how much is this going to cost me to get it repaired.But, then again.. WHY DID IT HAPPEN IN THE FIRST PLACE.All answers will be appreciated. Thank you.

A:HP ENVY m6 - Broken Hinge

Hi, Please contact HP directly and asking for help since it's under 12 months. There is an HP Office near you on the following links:  World wide support:                http://welcome.hp.com/country/w1/en/contact_us.htmlIn the US:                  http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/phone-assist.html#section1 Good luck.

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Hi the right hinge has broken on the laptop. It has completely come away from the plastic casing. It has never been dropped. I see from the posts that this is a common fault and would suggest a manufacturing defect... Could someone please advise me as to how to get this repaired by HP, as with any manufactured fault, it should be. Thanks.

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I just joined this forum when I did a search on HP Envy hinge problems and found so many comments.  I am also having a problem with my left hinge which is causing separation of my case.  My computer is still on warranty for about another week so I submitted a claim through the HP warranty center which was denied (I think. The message wasn't clear but the header said my case was closed). I take care of my equipment with my prior laptop (much cheaper ACER) lasting about 5 years.  The more expensive HP shouldn't be considered a disposable item within a year. Any help or advise on what else I can do to keep my laptop functional would be greatly appreciated!













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I have been checking on these forums since both hinges of the refurbished HP Envy m7 laptop I bought a year and half ago from Newegg. The hinges started pushing out the laptop's bottom not long after the warranty expired and further reading about it it seems that this is a common issue with Envy laptops and I was looking to see if HP would make up for this product defect.

A:HP Envy M7 Hinge Issue

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Hello. I have owned my HP ENVY m6 laptop for over 2 years now so obviously my warranty has expired. About 2 months ago or so, I noticed that the right hinge on my laptop was raised so I inspected it and then pushed it down. This has continued every time I close the laptop with me pushing down the hinge. The plastic covering for the monitor also bends every time I close the laptop. These issues seemed to be fairly minor at the time. Tonight, on 9/12/15, when i went to close the laptop, the hinge completely gave way, broke off, and collapsed. The left side seems to still be intact. I have noticed that on the inside of the bottom right corner of the monitor, a metal piece has been separated from the other side of the monitor. I suspect that this metal piece is what has more or less held the hinge in place for the 2+ months that it has been broken. In other words, when the metal piece gave way, so too did the already broken hinge. The HP ENVY m6 laptop still seems to be in working order other than the broken hinge. Though this means that I cannot bring it anywhere at present. The ability to transport my laptop is very important to me as I am currently in college and I take much of my notes on my laptop I was wondering if there is anyway to have technical support on my laptop? I have noticed that broken hinges are a very common issue with the HP ENVY m6 (possibly a manufacturing error) and would like to see it resolved as soon as possible. Thank you
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The Left hinge of my laptop seems to be catching the bottom cover of the laptop, causing a popping sound and some unnatural movement. The laptop never dropped prior to this.Could someone contact me about this?

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HELP! HP envy M6 with broken hinge. Would like to have it fixed but believe this is a flaw in the build of these laptops based upon what i have read. Please help!

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With routine use, the left hinge of my laptop failed! 

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Sadly, I've also joined the ranks of the HP broken hinge crowd. I purchased a refurbished HP ENVY Sleekbook 6-1014nr. At that time I had litttle hesitation with the purchase due to what I thought was a great reputation for HP laptops. This laptop was handled with care and with pride. It was a great little machine, puchased to support my school classes. Of course a while after the 90 day warranty was up the first hinge popped loose. Handling the laptop thereafter with kids gloves unfortunately didnt prevent the remaining hinge from seperating as well. Some internet research quickly revealed that this is a widespread HP design defect and is very common in HP laptops. Shame on me for doing my due diligence prior to my purchase. The laptop now functions solely as a desktop with the screen propped up against the wall. It is far too fragile to consider even closing the screen and using it in the intended manner. I do think the machine is a great little laptop aside from this major design issue and with school now back in session I'm open to suggestions. Any recommendations on a cheap and effective repair?

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I have a broken hinge on the left side of  my notebook.  It has not been dropped or damaged - it appears to be a design flaw.  Of course it didn't break until it was out of warranty.  Other than this hinge problem it has been a great computer so I really don't want to replace it.  I would like to find out how to go about having it repaired.  Any help would be appreciated!

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I know it's a shot in the dark, but I'm hoping someone can offer me some help. I've had my HP Envy for about 2 years and I've always been very careful with it, but last year one the hinges started to pop out. I was still under warranty and was able to have it fixed for free and everything was great. Now, just over a year later, the same hinge has broken again. I don't have the money to fix it and it's at the point where I can't open the laptop because the hinge caused the bottom of the computer to separate. This seems to be a really common problem with the HP Envy and it seems like HP should have some way to fix this (for less than the $350 I was quoted at my local store). Anybody?

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Left hinge y the power button is broken and causing issues.  It actually sometimes prevents my laptop from starting.  I have to shut the lid.  press the bottom base cover and keyboard back together and then carefully open the lid and try and start it.  Lots of folks in this forum seem to be having the issue.  How can it be fixed?

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My computer hinge which connects the screen to the keyboard snapped off from the screen part of the computer. The screen and keyboard still opperate perfectly fine but shutting the computer causes the screen to glitch. I am under HP HW Maintenance Offsite Support for the next 5 months. Please get back as soon as you can. Thank You.

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I've seen quite a few issues with the dv7 hinge, and now it seems to be affecting me as well. I've had this laptop since 2012, and while it's an amazing computer, the hinge seems to be a large issue across the community. Nearly every forum I've searched on HP tends to have an associate help through private messaging, so I can't seem to find a solution that can help me. The hinge on the right side of the screen is making popping and cracking sounds when I open and close the laptop, actually opening the inside of the laptop in the process. I believe this is also causing an issue with the issue, since the fan continues to go crazy after a few minutes of any semi-intensive processes. I've since had to leave my notebook open due to the increasing severity of the hinge looseness. Is there anyone that can help with this? From what I've read, it seems like the hinge needs to be screwed back down into the base, except that I'm assuming that particular piece has been broken off. Most people are saying that the hinges are plastic based, which is causing all these hinge issues.

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I am having an issure with the corner of the base of the laptop seperating near the bottom left of the screen (near the hinge). When the laptop is opened, the piece pop apart. When I try to snap them back together, they pop back apart as soon as I let go. I have been looking on the forum and it seems that this was a common problem. I am concerned because I do not want it to break as it was not a cheap laptop. Can anybody help with this issue?

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I'm having the problem with my left hinge.  The hinge started to crack out of nowhere and the lid screen did not close properly.  I've been trying to find a fix for this for months and the problem is I have no idea how to repair it without spending a LOT of money.  The monitor still works but in the beginning when the hinge started cracking I stopped closing the lid all together.  It seems as if hp hp should address this issue because it seems to be quite common as I came across this when I googled this problem. I am always very careful with my laptop as I rely on it for word processing. 

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I'm having the problem with my left hinge.  The hinge started to crack out of nowhere and the lid screen did not close properly.  I've been trying to find a fix for this for months and the problem is I have no idea how to repair it without spending a LOT of money.  The monitor still works but in the beginning when the hinge started cracking I stopped closing the lid all together.  It seems as if hp hp should address this issue because it seems to be quite common as I came across this when I googled this problem. I am always very careful with my laptop as I rely on it for word processing. 

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Left side of the hinge has been broken and so, the screen has got tilted a little and moves like anything.... I have Warranty uptil November 2017 (HP Care Pack) so just wanted to know whether the hinges are covered in the warranty or not... Product Serial: 5CG3455TF5 Product: F2C52PA#ACJ

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Hello, like many others I am working on a customers laptop where the hinge has separated from the post.  This has also caused the screen to be distorted from time to time. I cannot repair this properly myself so I was wondering what direction I should take. Thanks!

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My laptop has never been dropped or abused, but the hinge broke yesterday while opening.  I see this seems to be a common problem. My warranty expired in late March. What should I do?....

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The left hinge of the laptop is causing the bottom case to pop off. Whenever I open the notebook, the black bottom portion of the laptop separates from the top grey portion, exposing the inside of the laptop. When I close the laptop, the bottom case snaps back into place.I have had this laptop for over three years, with no other issue. Is there anything HP can do to resolve this hardware problem? Thanks

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Never used a forum in the past, and I'm not sure I'm in the right place now.  But I have an HP Envy (don't know off hand the screen size), but I've been reading about all the hinge breakage issues, as my LH hinge pushes the bottom LH plastic cover under the hinge down.  I'm concerned that the hinge on this laptop is about to go out. I bought this laptop December of 2014, warranty ran out December of 2015.  I'm just about to get to the two year old mark.  I've had two HP desktops, and this is the second HP laptop.  I've been glad to stick with HP, but now I need HP's help.  as a lot of other folks have mentioned, the laptops are too expensive to have something like this happen, and it's unreasonable to spend half the cost of the laptop for repairs. I'd like someone from HP to contact me to discuss this.  

A:HP Envy LH hinge about to break

@Woodworker975

 

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Hi My HP Envy m6 is out of warrently . The right hinge broke during the normal usage. It was not dropped and mishandled. Can you please help with resolving the issue, i am currently in India. RegardsGobi

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This seems to be a common problem.  I purchased the HP Envy Touchsmart 15 in April 2015 to replace the virtually identical computer which had the same hinge problem.  On the first laptop, the HP quote to fix it was exorbitant so I found someone else.  The repair did not last. So I replaced the computer and now have the same problem with the second one.  The left hand hinge is breaking away and gradually getting worse.  I have read a few posts on line giving descriptions of repair efforts.  Tried to repair the first laptop but could not get at the hinge to repair it. Any suggestions

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My laptop has a broken hinge, otherwise it works great. It is out of warranty. I had contacted HP earlier in the year and they were gracious to offer to fix it free  of cost. However, I was unable to ship the machine right away due to personal reasons, and now the free repair offer has been retracted. Would appreciate any help. Best,Ravi

A:broken hinge on HP Envy

@rrpp1

 

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My laptop hinge has cracked. There has been no trauma to the laptop at all. It simply cracked one day while I was opening the laptop. The border of the screen has a crack in it and is causing a separation from the screen. I actually have had to put tape on this area to keep it together and to keep it from breaking more. I've read a lot of individuals having the same problem with this same model laptop and I'm disappointed. I spent over $1k on this laptop and thought I'd get more than a couple of years out of it. I hope that HP will stand behind its product and repair this without cost to me since this is clearly a known issue in the model. 

A:Envy m6 hinge problem

@AngelaST

  I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details). If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, you can learn about that here.
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Otherwise being a fine laptop, this laptop was not built to last. THE HINGE WILL BREAK. During my tenure with this laptop, both hinges broke. Once, it happened under warranty. The second time, even though this issue happens to many people, it was out of warranty and HP would not cover the repairs. The estimated cost of the repairs were $250. My laptop broke at 8 months old and 2 years old. I have never dropped this laptop, never treated it with anything but the best care.  No laptop should break as often as this  one did.   I mentioned that I have seen many other customers with this problem on forums, reviews, etc. The representative said that they have a list of products normally recalled for said issues.  I will be posting this review everywhere.  Do not buy this laptop.  Two words. Planned. Obsolescence. Do not waste your money on a product that will break. Instead, just buy a Mac or something else.  

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Hi, the left hinge cracked out of nowhere, problem is I have no idea how to repair it without spending more money than my laptop is worth. I've also seen that this is a common problem among HP Envy m6 laptops. Has HP offered any kind of recall on this manufacturer defect? I bought my notebook at best buy 4 years ago so I am no longer under warranty. Please help me with this, this computer is my only one and I cannot afford for the problem to get worse.

A:HP Envy m6 - broken hinge

I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details). 
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Purchased 20 of these in 2014 for our library. Hinge is broken on one. I see that many owners have had this issue. Is HP offering any support for this problem?

A:Envy Hinge Broken

@JeffNPL

 

I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details).

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