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Dell 9400 battery problem

Hi there all you fixers.

A friend has a problem, she has a dell inspiron 9400 that has decided it wont charge the battery. It is contantly stuck at 8% and wont charge the battery, this has been ngoing on since just before christmas. Is ther eany reason why a battery wont charge?

She did say that she had dropped it dropped it about 2 1/2 to 3 feet form her desk to the floor. though the whole pc works fine, the battery has decided to throw in the towl.

any help will be greatly appreciated.

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  • Anonymous Oct 11, 2008

    But we didn't drop the thing -- the battery just won't charge

  • big_bad_matt Jan 17, 2009

    i have a dell insprion 9400 and the battery will not charge i have never dropped it ive tryed to change the battery and the charger but still nothing and when i pressed the button for all the lights to come on all 5 of them are showing i dont know what to do please helpĀ 


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Hi bockobulb,

There's a good chance if the casing got damaged that the connector that connects the battery pack to the system was also damaged. First I'd suggest trying another compatible battery pack if you can get your hands on one. Bear in mind that there can be damage to the connector even if it's not visible.

Ben

Posted on Mar 05, 2008

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