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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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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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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 ?  

A:Envy TouchSmart 15 Defective Hinge Problem

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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 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 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'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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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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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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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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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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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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I  just came across this topic. My HP Envy m6-1184ca, purchased November 7, 2012, also has a broken hinge. It broke in normal use a couple of months after the warranty expired. I was quoted $300 for the repair, roughly 50% of the purchase price. With no relief forthcoming I declined the repair and have been using it by propping the screen against several books. I look to HP to repair to computer at minimum or no cost to me.      











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A:HP Envy M6 Broken hinge

I'm happy to report the matter has been quickly and favorably resolved. HP will repair my long suffering Envy M6 at its cost. Many thanks to danny, jeff and dominique. GW

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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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So I have had my Hp Envy m6 for around two years now. After less than a year, the left hinge started to tear off, but the laptop still worked fine so I didn't really care. Now the whole hinge has ripped off and the right side is starting to rip off too. Since the laptop was still working perfectly fine, I didn't really care, but then the cooling fan stopped working. I was just getting off my laptop to do things around my house when the laptop stopped making noises from the vent. I thought it was fine, but when I got back on my laptop later, it said that a cooling fan was not operating correctly. I was always very careful with my laptop and never dropped it, so I know this wasn't my fault. As I as looking online, I noticed how several other people with the same laptop had this exact same problem.     HP, I would really appreciate it if you could take in my computer and fix it. I saw that many other people got help from an HP worker named Jeff and they all said he was great, so please help me!!!

A:HP Envy m6 Hinge Broke

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

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Hello, my HP Envy m6 left hinge recently broke. I have not dropped it, and always keep it in a temperature controlled environment. I am very worried because I have not done anything to cause this and every time I open the device it creaks. I have not been using it very much until a solution is found to fix it. I am worried it has something to do with the battery recall of overheating batteries even though it says mine is not eligible, I just wonder if it hasn't been identified yet. Thanks.

A:Envy M6 broken hinge

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I have the same broken left Hinge problem which lots of Hp Users Had and I never dropped my laptop and always be a carefull user.  I am using my laptop since 5 months in this condition becuase I am scared that I will never find a trustfull service or a fully resolved repairing procedure. I am scared that someone will open the case and just put some glue in the hinge with an attitude of '''hey next time you should not dropp your laptop if you love it so much. ''' and they will charge me extreame amount of money.I will appriciate a lot if someone can help me or give suggestions.

A:Hp Envy 17 Broken Hinge

Sorry I was just trying to add my comment on this subject but turns out I posted a new subject.You can delete my new subject or add me on this subject as wellthanks a lothttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Left-Hinge-of-an-HP-Envy-17-Not...

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Hi, i am having a problem with my HP envy laptop. The hinge has forced the bottom cover to separate leaving a gap between the back cover and the rest of the chassis. Can you please help resolve? My son is going back to school soon and I'm concerned this could fail at the most inopportune time.Thanks!

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Recently, the left hinge has become loose on my HP Envy after having it for over a year and a half with no issues. While my warranty has expired, I have discovereed that this is a common manufacterer's issue for this product, so I was wondering what options HP offered for this problem since it is not the fault of the customer.

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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?

A:HP ENVY 17" Left Hinge

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Hello, I have an HP ENVY TouchSmart M7-j020dx, and the hinge on the left side has broken loose and has made the plastic casing bulge upward everytime the laptop is opened.  I see this is a common problem for this product line. How can I have this repaired? 

A:Broken hinge on HP Envy M7

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Hello:     My computer is having problems with the hinge falling apart (both sides),it is out of warranty, HOWEVER, I have searched the forums and it appears that this is not a problem that is exclusive to me. It appears that a lot of the HP Envy models have the same hinge problem which makes this a design flaw. In need of help addressing this issue. Pictures showing both sides:Side 1, main problem (right side) (the farther out the screen is the worse is, for the sake of not further damaging my computer I do not show when the screen is further out). Side 2, problem just started on this side (left) 

A:HP Envy TS 15, Hinge coming apart

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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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My hinge is broken on my computer.  Has been for over 6 months.  I've contacted y'all once before about this but here I am again.  I am not going to pay over 200 dollars for this to be fixed because it was made crappy.  It is an all to common problem from what I am seeing.  This computer has not been dropped and goes every where in a padded case.  I am a graduate student and the last time yall offered to fix it I couldn't afford to be without it for two weeks or afford the 200 dollars to fix a problem that is hp's problem initially.  It is way past my warranty now but when the problem began it was just a few months past my warranty.  I am sick of not getting any answers as well as not being able to get in touch with anyone from hp who can talk to me about this problem.  I've gone as long as I could with a broken computer and i'm just waiting on the day that the screen just comes completely off of the keyboard.   I've taken to a computer repair guy that basically told me it's because some plastic screws on the inside of my computer are stripped and that is why the hinge isn't working properly, why my screen is floppy and why I can't open or close my computer normally.  Before I even got to the place, he guessed that my computer was an hp because of this same problem he has seen with tons of hp's.  How do you expect loyal customers to pay for this when it was obviously not made correctly or with good parts that wo... Read more

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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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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

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my hp envy has broken hinge on left,  I need it fixed fast.  What can you do?

A:HP Envy hinge problem

#HPExpertDayHinge is a physical part and the damage depends on usage. You will have to call HP and setup a service or take the unit to a authorized service center.

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I too now have a broken hinge.  I am very careful with everything I own, and am very disappointed in HP and the broken hinge. My computer was purchased August 2014, and rarely leaves my desk.  I rarely close the top, and I don't know what to do next. It was not a cheap computer  at Best Buy and I would hope you will stand behind your prodcut. Thank you 

A:HP Envy m6 Broken hinge

If your pc is still covered by the 1yr factory warranty Or if you have any extended warranties with hp, there would be no charges to get the hinges replaced, as there are no charges for normal wear/tear issues.please call HP via 1800-474-6836 for further support.




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My envy notebook hinge is broken becuase HP has poor design. I need to get this fixed but it seems I cant contact HP other than on this message board because it is out of warranty and I have to pay to call them! HP needs to do a better job standing behind their products, this is likely the last time I get an HP.

A:Broken Hinge on HP ENvy

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Hi,I purchased a Envy m6 in 2013 (now out of warranty). Approximately 1 year ago I noticed the plastic hinges would make a slight noise when opening the screen to 90degrees. I soon noticed the right plastic hinge was cracked and when open the black screen surround would be separating from the silver outside cover. After time it had progessed to separating the screen approximately 1-2cm. I have never dropped or damaged this laptop, and has had very minimal use over the last 3 years. I used to be able to click the screen back together when closing the lid quite easily. As of today it is very difficult to push the screen back together when closed.I have seen many posts on the internet about this problem. Does hp fix this problem? This laptop doesnt even leave the computer desk. Hardly gets used, maybe a handful of times a month for no more than 1hour at a time. I have been unable to use my laptop since November because I'm scared of the screen breaking.

A:Envy m6 screen/hinge

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Dear HP!I`m contacting you regarding my girlfriends HP Laptop, the model number is 1178sa. She bought the laptop few years ago and the right hinge has broken causing the screen to begin to split. I saw that so many other people was contacting you guys with the same issue. Actually we cannot close the lid now, because the LCD Screen and the plastic frame is separated, the plastic is broken atually and basically it seems the whole right hinge is braking out of the top panel.  I have heard good things about the HP customer service, so I give it a try. Please help me if it is possible. Any help will be appriciated as this notebook was nearly 700 when she was purcashed it, and like nearly all the ladies, she`s taking care of her things on an extreme level, so even if I know it`s out of the warranty time, I`m sure it`s not her fault and it seems a common problem with the HP notebooks. Thank you very much in advance!Have a great day!Istvan 

A:Broken hinge on Envy M6

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I have this HP Envy m6-n113dx i purchased this notebook on November 2015.  The problem my laptop hinge left side.  No falls, drops, or damage. Everything works fine except for this hinge .I do know that my pc is out of warrenty, however this is a common manufactor issue. When i check that my warranty expire last month ago april 20 2016. I would like for my notebook to be repaired so please hp help me.

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Envy lap top hinge is broken, will hp repair this or am I on my own?

A:Envy lap top hinge is broken

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Less than a year after getting this computer, the right hinge broke. I fought to get it repaired by HP and had to pay to get it shipped somewhere and didn't have a computer for almost a month. Less than a year after that incident, I have the same incident on the left hinge. The bottom cover is popping off because of the hinge and something is rattling inside. My laptop is a necessity and it was expensive and I treat it with care. It was not dropped or banged. It rarely leaves my desk. There is no excuse for having the same problem twice. Except now I don't have time to send it out to get it fixed and I don't have the money. How can I fix this problem that is poor design not my fault?

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 My HP Envy's hinge is detaching as the casing is cracking open. I have never dropped it or damaged it any manner. Everything else works perfectly. I have barely had my computer over a year now which is not a long time and this seems to be a very popular problem. I will have to pay to get this fixed due to a manufacturing problem and being a college student that is definitely not in my budget especially with the precaution I take with this laptop. I love this product and so far I have had a great HP experience. I would hope HP is going to back their product! 

A:HP Envy Broken Hinge

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Hi, i have had this laptop for quite a while now and is well out of warranty but my hinge is now at the point where i have to very gently close it for fear of breaking the screen off. it is mainly the right hinge but the left is showing signs of this also. could you please advise what you or indeed i can do about this as this was obviously a design fault that was never really acted on. Regards Gerald











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A:HP Envy m6 Broken hinge

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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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I'm having the same issue with My Notebook HP Envy - the hinge is broken on the keyboard side - I've not even put this laptop into full service yet and the hinge broke just opening and closing it at the office? Is there a fix for this as it seems like a design flaw.

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Both hinges on my HP Envy m6 have broken. The computer is about 5 months out of warranty. I am very disappointed in the quality of this product. The hinges should never break down in such a short time.   Reading through the many posts on this hinge problem I think HP should have a recall on all the defective hinges and make things right.











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A:HP Envy m6 Broken hinge

Great news HP ROCKS, I received an email from JeffHelp. He arranged for someone from customer support to phone me about the broken hinges on my computer.  The very next day HP sent me a box to ship my computer to there service department. Two day later my computer was on it way back to me fully repaired free of charge. Now that's fantastic service and second to none. That's product support. Thanks HP.     

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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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