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Sony Vaio VGN-FE770G Weak Hinge

The laptop I have is about a year old and the screen hinge has about a 1 in rotational free play in it.

Unfortunately the product is beyond its manufacturers warranty and apparently I did not buy the best buy warrantee.

Any advice in terms of doing the repair myself, buying parts, or process for replacing the hinge or tightening it?

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  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2009

    I have the same problem.  I have been looking on line for some how to replace it myself.  Having someone service it will me really going out and buying a new one.

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Go to manuf website-customer service, speak with them and see if any recalls are in affect for this same problem, or a fix is applicable.

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