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Acer laptop crack at the back of LCD near the hinges.

I have this Acer TravelMate 2440. There is a long crack above the hinge, the other side starts a narrow line of crack as well. I think this is the weakest point of this kind of model of Acer. As I see it, the materials use with this top cover (back of LCD) can not take long to hold the tension as you closed the laptop. Any suggestion regarding this problem. I think the manufacturer should collect complains regarding their products so as to help them improve the quality.

Actually this is not really my mistake as the damage sustained is not due to misuse or mishandling of the laptop. It is like in nature that the weak point of this model give off with cracks near the hinges.


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  • edcsuar Jul 27, 2009

    I want to fix this, and I just dont know where the spare available from.

  • Chris Hingee
    Chris Hingee May 11, 2010

    Do yuo want to repair this yourself and want to where to source for parts?

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If Acer doesn't want to help you under warranty, I found a guide that shows you how to replace a Laptop hinge. Also, there are Third party laptop repair services that will replace it for cheap.

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Depending what parts you need, check out these WEB sites
Use these links :-

Acer parts
http://www.notebooksolutions.ca/zc/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=2839

Replacing Display hinges
http://www.laptopparts101.com/display-screen-hinges/

LCD parts
www.lcdparts.net

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In my experience, I have been able to replace the LCD Bezel to fix the crack. You can order this from any online parts store if you are a Do-It-Yourself type or any computer support company could help. Good Luck

Frank

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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