1. Welcome to the new MacRumors forums. See our announcement and read our FAQ

Powermac G4 won't turn on

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by macgeek77, Jul 1, 2007.

  1. macrumors regular

    #1
    I recently got a Powermac G4.However, I plugged it in and when I press the power button, nothing happens. Could it be I have a bad power supply? Is there anything else that could be going on? Thanks.
     
  2. macrumors G5

    CanadaRAM

    #2
    Before panicking, replace the PRAM battery.

    It is a 1/2AA 3.6 V Lithium cell, and it should be available from Radio Shack or Apple dealers. about $8 - $10

    These need replacing every 3 - 5 years. More often if the machine has been unplugged and unused.
     
  3. macrumors 65816

    dartzorichalcos

    #3
    Maybe this article will help.
     

Share This Page