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This definitely requires repairs. Unless you can buy an external battery charger that fits your phone's battery then you can just do that and pop it back in to your phone.

Posted on Sep 16, 2008

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It sounds lie the charger jack in the laptop is broken. When you installed the new battery the laptop had power to run several hours but once the battery drained it could not be charged back up. Check the charging jack when the charger plugs into. I would bet that you will find to loose or broken. These jacks can be replaced but you will need to take the laptop apart and do a little soldering to do the job. Check Ebay for the jack, you can do a search for your model laptop along with "power jack", the parts should run less than $10 with shipping.

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Maybe it's the charger or dc jack that was broken. Just test with a known working adapter connected, see if it charges, if yes, then your charger is broken, while if not, then you have to resoldered your dc power jack.
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- The laptop only operates when you hold the DC power plug in a certain direction (DC jack is broken or loose).
- The laptop only runs on battery power (no power is getting through the DC jack).
- The laptop gets no power at all.
- The laptop will not charge the battery.
- The laptop switches from AC power to battery power intermittently due to a loose or broken power jack.
- The laptop suddenly shuts off.
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My gateway laptop wont charge at all i even bought a new battery and charger for it but it still wont charge or power on at all. if anybody knows wat is wrong please let me know.


This can be caused by either your motherboard or a broken power jack. Most common is the broken power jack. These can be replaced some will be separate from the motherboard and plug into it while others are soldiered to the motherboard and will require adept soldering skills so as to not over heat the circuits near the power jack. Most parts will be available on Ebay or online laptop parts stores including the power jack and if needed the motherboard.

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I bought new universal adapter for asus laptop and it charges batery just when laptop is turned off


Problem description: The battery charges only when the laptop turned off. The battery charge LED lights up as normal and the battery gets charged to 100% while the laptop is off.
When the laptop is turned on, the battery charge LED goes off even if the adapter is still plugged in.
Possible cause: 1. AC power adapter failure.
2. Battery failure.
3. Broken/loose power jack.
4. Motherboard failure.
Possible troubleshooting steps and repair solution: 1. This problem could be related to a faulty AC power adapter. It's possible that the AC adapter doesn't provide enough power when plugged into the laptop. To find out if this is your problem, you'll have to test the laptop with another working adapter.Replace the adapter if needed.
2. There is a slight chance that you have bad battery. Test the laptop with a know good battery and replace the faulty one if needed.
3. The battery charge problem could be related to the power jack. Maybe the jack is broken or not making good contact with the motherboard. It is necessary to remove the motherboard and take a closer look at the power jack. Resolder or replace the jack if needed.
4. If the power jack is in a good working shape and new power adapter with battery do not fix the problem, most likely you have a faulty motherboard. Replace the motherboard if needed.

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Hello,If the battery stops charging when you wiggle the power plug inside the jack, either you have a bad power adapter (test it with a voltmeter) or the power jack((DC jack)) is broken or loose.
If the power jack is broken you can replace it if you know few things about soldering;)
If the power jack is not broken but loose (not making good contact with the motherboard) you can re solder the old jack without replacing it with a new one.

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If it works from DC jack try to change the battery first, for example to the same battery from another comp. If DC jack is broken and laptop don't works from wall outlet better change the jack in service center. Disassembling Dell is hard work... Cheers.

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