ibook g3 no power up

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by davey43, Jun 4, 2009.

  1. davey43 macrumors newbie

    Jun 4, 2009
    hi just wondering if someone could help i have an ibook g3 16vram 14.1 lcd 700 mhz translucent keyboard model not powering up got a power supply for it and it lights up green on side when battery is in it goes red and stays like that tried resetting pmu but no lusck anyone have any ideas please it goes green the power lead and stays like that
  2. NewMacbookPlz macrumors 68040


    Sep 28, 2008
    Can you try re-typing that, using punctuation?

    I think you're saying the charging light is green, but it's not actually charging. If that's the case, check the end of the AC adapter, and make sure the pin in the middle of the barrel isn't broken (If it doesn't come to a point, it's broken). This happened with my G4 iBook. It would look like it was charging from the barrel's light, but the computer would show no AC power being delivered.

    If the battery being present causes the adapter to go red, it sounds like a dead battery. If it's an orange color, that means the battery is charging, and it will turn green when it's done. If it isn't turning green at all, the battery is dead.
  3. davey43 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 4, 2009
    its a new psu

    its a new power supply the laptop wont power up ,when the batterys not present it just goes green and stays like that when batterys present and you switch on it turns red tried resetting pmu but not sure im doing it right thanks for your response

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