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Flashing amber light

On power up: flashing amber light on power button no fan no harddrive

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Hi, on most Dells a flashing amber light on the power button indicates a problem with the PSU or a short on the main power rail, if this is the case you should have 2 flashing lights as well, 1 & 3.

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Is the amber light flashing on the monitor?

If so, you should get your power supply checked.

Posted on Jun 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Dell Dimension 8300 flashing amber power light and dead pc

it seems *********** board is having problem plz send it for servicing

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SOURCE: Dell OptiPlex GX520 PC Desktop Problem

An Amber blinking power button indicates a low or missing voltage problem. This can be caused by a defective power supply or a defective motherboard. Just to make sure that nothing else is causing the problem, remove any PCI cards like modem, video card, sound card, etc... Remove the memory modules and disconnect cables to CD/DVD drives. Look at the USB ports to see if any are damaged.


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SOURCE: the power button is flashing amber

A flashing amber light means a power supply problem usually caused by a bad power supply. Replace the power supply and everything should work fine for you.

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SOURCE: Dell GX270 won't boot up with solid amber light on Power button

Check motherboard for bad capacitors. I had the same problem and when i had bad capacitors replaced everything is ok.

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