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Netgear Nighthawk M1

Hi. The Netgear Nighthawk tends to run hot at times and the case shows signs of a battery swelling. What to do? 

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Re: Netgear Nighthawk M1

If you are concerned then speaking to faults on 132200 or visiting a Telstra Store would be your best bet so it can be reviewed. 

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Re: Netgear Nighthawk M1

Thank you. I am concerned with the worst case being a Lithium battery fire. I would like to approach Telstra but I am now out of contract. Therefore I  suspect they will be unable to help. 

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Re: Netgear Nighthawk M1

I have 3 Netgear Advanced, and they too have a reputation for batteries bulging. Amazingly, Netgear do not provide spare batteries, even for sale.

I ended up removing the batteries and running them on mains power, and now from also main power but from the ethernet cradle option which has a more powerful WiFi

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