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Dell inspiron 600`

Continual blinking amber lights whether on battery or plugged in.
just started last week. no other problems

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  • Anonymous Jun 22, 2008

    Mine just started showing this blinking of lights..Contacted DELL ..after almost 40 minutes, and after troubleshooting myself WE determined problem to be with the battery..Said new replacement is $ 134.00 !

    Checking online for a replacement..Everything else on system is covered under warranty..WEAK LINK and money maker...

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Early warning that battery or charging circuit is underperforming..

does the battery hold a charge?

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