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IBM r51 battery won't charge. How to confirm if battery is good?

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Most batteries have a indicator lights ion the battery. Look for a small button. When the button is depressed indicator lights should light up. If the battery is dead they will blink or not light up. Hope this helps.
If the indicator lights work you may have to fully discharge the battery and recharge at least twice to bring the battery back to life.
All notebook batteries need to be regularly discharged and recharged or they will fail.

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Once u hold the battery and see it has to be cool,if not it as to be changed it has become old.
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