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Dmac77
Mar 14, 2009, 07:44 PM
Hi all,

I just tried to charge my iBook, and it won't charge. If I unplug the charger from the mains socket, and plug it back in, the ring around the charger will turn green for about a second and then turn off.

I've tried to restart the iBook, and I've removed the battery from it also. Neither has helped.

Does anyone have any ideas?

Thanks,

Don



NewMacbookPlz
Mar 15, 2009, 12:40 AM
I'd wager either the charger itself is shot or the DC-in board is shot.

If you have a 12" white iBook G3, this is the part: http://www.ifixit.com/iBook-Parts/iBook-G3-12-Inch-DC-In-Board/IF150-011

14" white: http://www.ifixit.com/iBook-Parts/iBook-G3-14-Inch-DC-In-Board/IF151-011

Clamshell: http://www.ifixit.com/Categories/Clamshell/49 Look around under "DC/sound" as there are many options.

raremage
Mar 15, 2009, 08:09 AM
I'd wager either the charger itself is shot or the DC-in board is shot.

If you have a 12" white iBook G3, this is the part: http://www.ifixit.com/iBook-Parts/iBook-G3-12-Inch-DC-In-Board/IF150-011

14" white: http://www.ifixit.com/iBook-Parts/iBook-G3-14-Inch-DC-In-Board/IF151-011

Clamshell: http://www.ifixit.com/Categories/Clamshell/49 Look around under "DC/sound" as there are many options.

That could be a bad battery as well. Any chance you have a second battery that you can test with?

Dmac77
Mar 15, 2009, 04:03 PM
That could be a bad battery as well. Any chance you have a second battery that you can test with?

I have one somewhere around here. I'll report back when I find it.

Don