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The little green light on charger goes off when i plug it into Dell Inspiron 6400, the charger works fine

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  • mataris May 19, 2009

    frankzjm the battery is fine and I do not see a center pin on the adapter/charger

  • Anonymous May 24, 2009

    very imformative

  • Frank Zhang
    Frank Zhang May 11, 2010

    how long the battery using? can you see a centre pin in adapter hole?

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Hi I just waiting your answer. you need do
1) check your adapter carefully there is a small centre pin in the DC jack hole, if you can not find it, your adapter centre pin broken, this case is very common. you should know this pin respond the motherboard start charging. so you need change a good adapter which with a centre pin. it should be fixed
2) if still no charging, you need check the DC socket centre pin circuit on the motherbopard which is charging control or find a technician to repair.
hope help you fix it, any question send any time if you have.

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    Frank Zhang May 20, 2009

    please take a rating let me know how much helped you thanks!

    keep in touch your question please.

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Unplug the battery from the laptop and then plug the AC adaptor into the laptop. If the green light still goes off then your motherboard is shorting out the adaptor and the motherboard needs to be replaced.


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SOURCE: laptop can't pw on wif charger or batt *light go off on charger*

does the machine work at all? at best its faulty charger , I recall a laptop sometime ago I worked on had a fight with what looked like , 3 pints of milk and a cup of coffee showed same syptoms, could be faulty MOBO

hope this helps

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