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Well lately my charger has started to play up i have to hold my charger in a straight postion overwise it doesnt charge
Posted by Anonymous on
Obviously, your laptop dc jack is loose. You should repair it or replace it. If you are good at repairing computer, you can follow up the following instructions to do it by yourself:
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Since when the problem arised, is it under warranty? Either the connector or terminal worn out. It need to be replaced. Let me know if the Laptop bootup or not.
Posted on Oct 05, 2008
DO NOT USE IT, UNPLUG THE CHARGER, GET UR LAPTOP SHOWN TO A REPAIR SHOP OR IF IN WARRANTY TO UR VENDOR.
IF U KEEP THE CHARGER CABLE PLUGGED THEN IT MITE LEAD TO MOTHERBOARD FAILURE OR SUM OTHER BURNS.
Posted on Nov 01, 2009
SOURCE: we just bought this acer
First of all, you need to make sure your power adapter is providing enough power to both run the laptop & charge the battery. A very good way to do this is to compare your laptop voltage & ampere requirements (written on a sticker on the bottom of the laptop) with the voltage & ampere ratings of the power adapter. Voltages should be the same, or the power adapter's voltage about up to 0.5 volts more than the laptop's voltage rating. Amperage of the power adapter should be at least equal to or greater than the laptop's rating. It should never be less than the laptop's rating, or else the power adapter will be providing insufficient amperes to charge the battery. Of course, the power adapter's nominal amperage might be ok, but it degraded on usage. You can verify this by testing using a good or new power adapter.
If the battery did not charge using the new power adapter, take the battery off the laptop, & using a dry tooth brush, scrub in between the fins of the battery connector on the motherboard & on the battery it self, then put the battery back into the laptop & try again.
If this still did not resolve the problem, then the battery itself could be bad. Try it on another laptop, or try a good or new battery in your laptop.
If this did not work, there might be a possibility that the charging circuitry on the laptop's motherboard is defective & needs servicing. In order to do this, the laptop needs to be disassembled & the motherboard checked for defective/burned out components in the area near the DC jack. Any defective/burned out components found should be replaced, or you might need to replace the laptop's motherboard altogether.
Posted on Oct 07, 2010
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