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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I have an HP Envy 17 TouchSmart j023cl notebook, never transported outside my office nor dropped it. I have the exact same problem that other people have. The mounting base of left hinge got broken, and some plastic fragments are falling out of case. The bottom case started to separate from the top cover if I don't hold the two together when I close the laptop.  I do not believe this to have occurred due to any fault of mine. My warranty has expired on August 2015. I?d like HP to fix it for free, or send me needed part and I will take care of it. Thanks,--

A:broken hinge envy 17

HI.  In stock display hinges W / SUPPORT CURVE 720238-001  Top cover:For use only on HP ENVY TouchSmart m7 Notebook PC computer models 720272-001For use on HP ENVY TouchSmart 17 Notebook PC computer models and computer modelsEquipped with a non-touch screen display with Leap Motion Capability 736483-001For use on HP ENVY TouchSmart 17 Notebook PC computer models and computer modelsEquipped with a non-TouchScreen display assembly, but not equipped with Leap MotionCapability 720271-001 (Base enclosure:For use only on HP ENVY TouchSmart m7 Notebook PC computer models720226-001 Base enclosure for use only on HP ENVY TouchSmart 17 Notebook PC computer models with Leap Motion capability 736476-001 Base enclosure for use only on HP ENVY TouchSmart 17 Notebook PC computer models without Leap Motion capability 736475-001 Computer major components 25 Item Component Spare part number Base enclosure for use only on computer models equipped with a non-TouchScreen display assembly. Here I leave the Spare partNumber and the document of how to buy it in HP:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00372736 Regards.





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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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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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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

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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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First off, I want to say, I LOVE my HP Envy - it is the perfect laptop for me.  Sleek and light, and has all the processing power that I need.  It's been my best laptop purchase, I've been so happy with it. THAT said - the right hinge just broke.  I'm always very careful with it, but the hinges have always been tight, and have squealed whenever opened or closed.  It finally gave way when opening it.  The hinge broke away from the frame.  The problem and damage seems to be completely isolated to the hinge itself - everything else continues to function properly. I want to keep this laptop, so I took it in to be repaired.   The repair was more than I paid for the laptop.  I was gutted. So, I went online to see if I could tackle the repair myself.  I saw that MANY other HP Envy users were having the same problem from this Manufacturing Defect, and that HP was repairing the hinge. Can you please point me in the right direction to have HP perform this repair?  Even if I must pay a repair fee, since it is out of warranty.  (I would be thrilled if HP covered this repair, though - being a manufacturing defect that so many other Envy users have been affected by)Many thanks.  

A:HP Envy Broken Hinge

Hi,HP Envy M6 series laptops have this design flaw and I have repaired an M6 laptop myself. The cost of the repair is basically only the cost of the base enclosure and around 30 in my case but that was caused because the item was bought in the US and shipped to the UK. You have to tell us the product model number such as B4D17EA. Then we can search the right part number and the part itself on ebay or other online retailers. I remember that people with Envy M6 laptops were contacted by HP representatives but have no idea what the outcome was.

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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

A:HP Envy 17 Left Hinge

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 I have an issues with my hinges. But not only that, I also have a bright spot on my screen, issues with the bottom cracking (caused by the hinge crack), and finally some of the plastic fins are missing where the heat exhaust is . ans some trouble with wifi adapter ( Ralink RT3290 ) , My problem is that my warranty has already expired and I cannot afford costly repairs. This is my primary computer too. Knowing that I couldn't afford costly repairs, I have tried to do temporary fixes to it myself, but they aren't going to hold forever.I need help plesae , this laprop cost me 847 $ . 

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Opened my laptop two weeks ago and the left hinge broke. Did not drop or damage in any way, it just popped. How do I get it repaired?

A:HP Envy M6 Hinge Broken

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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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My HP Envy 17 recently started popping the back left hinge cover. The hinge is broken off of the PLASTIC piece it screws in to and a bunch of small plastic pieces came out of the cover. This laptop has been extremely taken care of there's no reason for it to break other than a faulty design. Ofcourse this had to happen right after my warranty ran out.  I'm very dissapointed as this is an expensive laptop that shouldn't have these design flaws! 

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I have a problem with broken hinge on my HP Envy. Any advice to who and how should I send it for repair?In DC at the moment.

A:Broken hinge on HP Envy

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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.

A:HP Envy Dv7 Hinge Problem

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My HP ENVY m6 Hinge is broken, laptop is less than 2years old. and its used 90% of the time on desk. Not often removed from Desk. used with wireless keyboard and wireless mouse....It has never been dropped!..The Right side hinge next to power plug broken loose.  each time the screen is opened top and bottom pieces comes apart exposing an opening and screen starts to flicker.  Best thing the HP Rep on phone suggested was  pay $220 + tax charge to send in laptop. I am trying to avoid negative comments about this on twitter and Instagram, but not very pleased with the $220 option for something I did not brake with normal use. To make it worse Rep tells me this is not an issue with this model. Do the people in HP know about this forum?? found 6+pages deep on this issue alone..... This appears to be a problem with the hinge poor design, metal screw against plastic wears out and hinge starts to fail. this is the only issue with this laptop. everything else works fine. .. Please forward this complaint to someone in management to do the right thing thanks!

A:HP Envy M6 Broken hinge

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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.

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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

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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:     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) 

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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. 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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A:HP ENVY m6 Broken Hinge

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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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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?

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@JeffNPL

 

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The left hingle on my Toiuchsmart 17 is binding up and causing the case to separate.  Can someone from HP contact me and let me know what can be dome to fix this problems.  It appear that this is a reoccurring issue.  

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@Arizonaroger

 

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I've had this laptop for several years now, and recently i noticed the screw that held the hinge in became broken or something and the hinge freely moves when I open and close the laptop.  It has gotten so bad that dead pixels have appeared in the left corner where the hinge was broken and the surrounding plastic of the screw broke apart. My warrenty is obviously out but I was wondering if there was anyway I could get this fixed since the build quality of these laptops is terrible. It's even gotten to the point of overheating if you were to watch 1080p movies or game. 

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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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.  

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@Woodworker975

 

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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.

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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 All,I just came across this topic.My HP Envy M6, purchased in November 2014, also has a broken hinge (left one).It has broken in normal use a couple of months after my warranty expired. I was quoted roughly $250 for the repair which seems to be too high.Also I read it as a design issue with most of the HP Envy customers reporting the same.  I am not sure as to how should this be fixed.Can HP please take notice of this and help me at a very minimum cost or no cost at all (since this seems like a design issue and too many customers reported the same issue). Thanks in advance.  

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@YashrajSuryava

 

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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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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. 

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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). If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, you can learn about that here.
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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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