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IBook G4 Laptop won't run with newly charged battery. (only runs if plugged into AC adapter). Replaced DC-in board, Replaced Battery connector, Reset PMU....need help...

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  • randalh Dec 12, 2009

    I did not know this was a logic board issue. When the adapter is plugged in, everything works fine. Would I need to replace the logic board to fix this,or is there a work around?

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Hello, Randal.

When you say "newly charged", I'm unclear.

If the battery is not new but just charged, replace the battery.

If your battery is new, return for a replacement - it is defective.

Hope this helps.

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Hi
I understand that you have changed the logic board but for sure this is a issue pertaining with the logic board. Check the connector from the DC-in board. You could build a DC-clip sort of thing that powers the computer through the battery input. 12v DC and 3v DC.
Let us know if you need further clarification.
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