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I have dell 5160 charging problem when I plug in just two green flushing not center one then no lights and no charging please let me know if someone has any solution.thx

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    I have the exact same problem. When I plug in the computer, the first and third light shine for 1 second and then nothing.

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Pls check the batt is ur notebook working fine on ac power if yes then check ur battery may be it is not working properly and needs replacement

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Flashing amber and green when charging


I don't know your computer, have you read the Trouble Shooting chapter in its manual? You could try plugging the computer in and leaving it to charge for several hours; my notepad will not display if the battery is flat. Good luck!

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Dell Inspiron 5160. When plugged in then power light lights up (before hitting the power button like my 5150) and the battery light is amber. The 5160 will not do anything - not power on at all.


Hello.

The most common reasons for power issues are the battery, power jack and power adapter/cord.

Power off and remove the battery. If the laptop powers on with just the adapter connected, your battery is faulty.

If you move/wiggle the power adapter at the point where it connects to the laptop, and the power goes off and on, the power jack is the problem.

The power jack is inside the laptop and either needs soldering or replacement. If a power jack problem, it should be addressed by someone knowledgeable.

If no change, the power adapter is probably faulty and needs replacement.

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It is the battery Status indicator and flasing orange light indicates that battery is low. After connecting the charger it should turn solid green, which indicates that the battery is charging and it turns off when battery is charged completely.
If it continously blinks, check out the charger and battery.


Dell 5610 owner's manual can be downloaded from:
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/ins5160/en/OM/G74822LRs.pdf
Check out Page-15

Let me know if any clarification is required

CreativeTECH

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Dell Inspiron 5160 flashing orange / green power LED


If your Dell notebook battery flashes four orange one green, there might be a problem with your battery.The battery life is also shorten and doesn’t last longer than an hour.gets hot sometimes.

pls see this if it helps

http://www.wareprise.com/2007/07/05/dell-notebook-battery-flashes-four-orange-one-green/

This is directly from the User Manual:
If the computer is connected to an electrical outlet, the Battery light operates as follows:
• Solid green: The battery is charging.
• Flashing green: The battery is almost fully charged.
If the computer is running on a battery, the light operates as follows:
• Off: The battery is adequately charged (or the computer is turned off).
• Flashing orange: The battery charge is low.
• Solid orange: The battery charge is critically low.

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ok well there is somwhere to start i would see if you can get it to take a charge ok and if it does than try to start it without the ac power on and see what it does if it wont take a charge your battery may be bad or your charging circuit may not be connected correctly ok lrt me know best regards mike

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Hello Maciekpl,
This is Romeet,i would like to try and help you solve this, please let me know if you have a replacement motherboard for your laptop ready? also let me know how comfortable would you be with opening up the thing and replacing it?
B.Regds
Romeet

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Please let me know the battery condition...

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