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Dell D610 charging problem

I have 2 dell d610s. Unit one works great. Unit two has a problem. When I move the charger and the battery over to the unit two, it runs fine, but the battery will not charge. What is wrong with unit two?

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  • pc guy Nov 20, 2007


    1. It will not run off the external AC charger when the battery is removed.

    2. It runs perfectly off just the battery.

    3. If you plug in the AC charger when the battery is there, the fact that the AC charger is plugged in does not show up in the task bar icon. It remains in battery only mode.

  • Marty55 Dec 23, 2007

    I also have two D610s and one will not charge the Battery. It runs with and without the battery installed. It will also run with the battery itself. It just wont charge the battery. What is the fix

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Does it run without the battery installed? Also, will it run only off the battery? Isolate those two conditions, then we'll be able to narrow down the problem.
Good luck

Posted on Nov 20, 2007

  • jim walenciak
    jim walenciak Nov 20, 2007

    Well, since the rating is locked, I guess you aren't interested, or have already determined the problem. In case not, It would appear that the ac socket (the socket where the adapter plugs in to the laptop) has became unsoldered from the motherboard; this situation is repairable, although takes a steady hand, and requires the laptop be completely disassembled. MY shop could fix it if you were only in the area.

    Good luck and thanks for playing.

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