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Vx9800 powers off when charger is taken out

Hi, my first time posting. I have the lg 9800 and the battery is dead but when I plug the charger in it shows full charge within 5 seconds. I pull the cord out and the phone dies; just like that. I have read through some of the posts, but nothing seems to work. Please help ASAP

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  • dendur31 Mar 05, 2009

    i have the same problem. i don't know what to do. when it eventually starts to work it will freez up all the time... i really hate this phone now.

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2009

    my phone awaly of when i no itĀ 

  • athletichick Mar 25, 2009

    My LG VX9800 does the same thing but it doesnt shut off when i take the charger out it just goes back to the battery dead, my phone does this constitantly, my phone also shuts off randomly or when i flip it open,


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Sounds like you either have bad contacts from the battery to phone or you have a bad charger connection port on the phone or simply a defective battery try buying a new battery on line i have seen them as low as 20 dollars

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I have the same problem, however, I noticed it does this only when I use the house charger.
The moment I use the car charger, the battery charges just fine.
However, for sure, at around 2 years it does need a new battery. I already changed the battery on my phone after 2 yrs because it was doing the same thing, was not holding the charge.
At this point I know for sure, the house charger does not work any more and if anything it seams as it discharges more the battery instead of charging it. So I am using only the car charger but it does not hold the battery for a long time as it did in the beginning.
The batteries and the chargers need to be replaced at around 2 years. I double checked this with the Verizon people, just as a backup to my "discovery" .

Posted on Apr 09, 2009

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