Lenovo issued the following statement about a voluntary recall of 5th generation ThinkPad X1 Carbons:
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Lenovo is voluntarily recalling selected ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th Generation laptops manufactured between December 2016 and October 2017. Lenovo has determined that a limited number of systems may have an unfastened screw in the affected laptops that can damage the battery causing overheating, potentially posing a fire hazard.
In the interests of public safety, effective immediately, Lenovo is offering free service inspections for all affected ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th Generation laptops manufactured between the dates as stated above.
ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th Gen Recall details: https://support.lenovo.com/X1C_5GEN_RECALL
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Press Release: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Lenovo-Recalls-ThinkPad-Laptops-Due-to-Fire-Hazard
Customer safety is our priority. We regret any inconvenience this recall may cause.