Question about Dell Inspiron N5030 Notebook PC
The battery light is flashing orange and the current battery status is (plugged in, not charging) what can i do?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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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Posted on Apr 01, 2008
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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Posted on Nov 09, 2008
SOURCE: BATTERY LIGHT FLASHES ORANGE
if you have tried both batteries with the same laptop and they are giving you the same error code, then it could very well be a motherboard problem, both the batteries cannot be bad, what you can do is try these batteries on some other compatible laptop model to check if they work fine there. Also try swapping the AC adapter as in both case you might be using the same Ac adapter, try using some other good known AC adapter as well.
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Posted on Feb 20, 2009
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