Laptop Hinge

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Old 09-17-01, 05:37 PM
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The hinge on my Dell Inspiron 3200 laptop has become very tight, to the point of a small crack forming in the lid.
Does anyone have a recommendation on what to lubricate the hinges with?
 
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Old 09-18-01, 12:13 AM
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You might try silicone spray. It's not petroleum-based, like WD-40 and others, which might affect the finish. It doesn't last as long, though and you'll need to apply it on a regular basis.
 
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Crack hinges on laptops accur when the hinge is loose, it seems that someone tighten the hinge and didn't notice any cracks. This is a very common design flaw with laptops, I've seen this with IBM and Dell most often.
 
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