Having problems with your Gateway MX6428 Notebook ?

Hinges Broken I've had Gateway repair the left hinge twice and the right hinge once on my notebook. Now the warranty is over and both are busted. what's the typical cost for a repair like this. My left hinge is broke...and it is obviously a fatal flaw in the design. Gateway needs to recall these computers. This is fraud! Frank Feuquay


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From my experience working with Gateway repairs in a service center, average price on hinge kits are usually around the $125USD mark, if you do it yourself. Of course if you were to bring the unit to an authorized service center to have a technician repair it then there is labour charges on top of that (which will be variable from shop to shop). A better resource to look at directly though would be here, you can probably get some cheaper prices on parts for this model of notebook.
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