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Laptop Battery Wont Hold Charge

I have a Sony Vaio laptop and the battery on it will not charge when plugged into the power cord.

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  • d_leon2009 May 13, 2009

    do you know where i can buy a new battery for this model laptop inexpensively? how much do they usually cost?

  • d_leon2009 May 13, 2009

    do you know where i can buy a new battery for this model laptop inexpensively? how much do they usually cost?

  • d_leon2009 May 13, 2009

    it says VGN FS742/W on the laptop

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Hi there.
Chances are that one of the cells in the battery is faulty causing it to not charge up, if the laptop runs ok on AC power only then you have to replace the battery, try get a battery that you know works and try that.

Good luck and thanks for using FixYa!!

Posted on May 12, 2009

  • Lee Hodgson
    Lee Hodgson May 13, 2009

    Hi again.
    Please post the laptop model number and i'll check out and post the cost of a new or replacement battery for you.

    Kind Regards


  • Lee Hodgson
    Lee Hodgson May 13, 2009

    Hi again.
    This is the cheapest battery i have come across in the US, check it out by clicking on the link >>>>>>>

    http://www.lowcostbatteries.com/sony_vai...

    Good luck


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