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Battery status light rapidly flashes orange and once green

According some advice I read, I removed and re-installed the battery. It seemed that the problem resolved for a while but after a stand by mode when the laptop started, the problem appeared again.
Should I contact Dell?

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  • nikoskons Jun 17, 2009

    Thnx Buddy, very very helpfull answer!

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Hello,

The rapid flashing of the battery light indicates a shorted cell in the battery pack. This causes the machine to overheat when it is trying to charge the battery. Removing the battery will stop the falshing for a bit but as soon as the machine tried to charge the battery again you will have the same issue. If this is not corrected soon it can damage the charging circuit in the laptop and then you have to replace the main board in the unit as well as the battery. if the unit is under warranty get them to send a new battery. If not check Ebay for a replacement one. I hope this helps you and if it does please rank the solution.

Buddy

Posted on Jun 17, 2009

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