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Not charging sp not charging charge light flicks on for about 2 seconds then off. new battery x2 bought off ebay worked at first ( already charged when bought) now cannot re-charge, different methods tried to recharge (car, usb, power) still no good therefore not the charger itself. any solutions or know haow much to fix?

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Thank you

Posted on Nov 29, 2007

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Try a diferent cable or try to clean to ports contacts. It could also be that the port has been desoldered form the motherboard.

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I had to change out the motherboard when that happened. $20 sale plus shipping, or try e-bay, but you take your chances there on what you get out of the broken systems. Make sure to get the right board for your model. Don't waste any more money on batteries, or chargers.

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