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Hi, I have a dell latitude d531 laptop, and today i pulled it out and plugged in the power adapter and pressed the on switch and nothing-not a flicker, no BIOS, not one led flashed. totally dead...i noticed that the green power light on the adapter went out every time upon contact with the laptop input plug. And, the battery pack dead...i did unplug the rech. batt pack and tried plugging in the adapter without the battery installed; same result.How should i proceed to TS/fix what seems to be a power problem with the laptop? any help much appreciated.....JM

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SOURCE: Dell latitude D600 battery charge light flashing

You have a ground fault issue in the DC JACK.

There are escentially 4 circuits in the jack and one is not making contact.

1: Negative Charge circuit (outter ring)
2: Negative Run circuit (outter ring)
3 Positive (Inner Ring)
4: Signal (center pin)

I believe the negative charge circuit (outter ring) is not making contact internally. Typically what happens on that model DC Jack is the tension contact metal becomes fatigued, and does not touch the outter ring.

This could come from Heat causing early fatigue of the metal.
Or normal wear, the metal has simply worn out from regular insert/removal.


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SOURCE: laptop won't turn on

The blinking orange battery light generally indicates that the battery isn't working properly, usually going out and not charging properly. In this case, since the adapter will not power the machine without the battery, and it should, I'm going to say that the adapter is going out and not getting the proper amount of power to the system. Try replacing the adapter. Be sure to replace it with a Dell replacement, the Targus brand universal adapters do not work well with Dell machines, and in most cases won't work at all.

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SOURCE: Dell latitude D600 battery charge light flashing

That usually indicates battery is beginning to go bad. Eventually it will not hold a charge and will need to be replaced.




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SOURCE: Dell Latitude D430 laptop. Laptop

the issue seems with the inverter board of the machine and chek once the machine at any other place.

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SOURCE: Dell Inspiron 5160 flashing orange / green power LED

If your Dell notebook battery flashes four orange one green, there might be a problem with your battery.The battery life is also shorten and doesn’t last longer than an hour.gets hot sometimes.

pls see this if it helps

http://www.wareprise.com/2007/07/05/dell-notebook-battery-flashes-four-orange-one-green/

This is directly from the User Manual:
If the computer is connected to an electrical outlet, the Battery light operates as follows:
• Solid green: The battery is charging.
• Flashing green: The battery is almost fully charged.
If the computer is running on a battery, the light operates as follows:
• Off: The battery is adequately charged (or the computer is turned off).
• Flashing orange: The battery charge is low.
• Solid orange: The battery charge is critically low.

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