Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 5160 Notebook ?

Dell inspiron 5160 will not start up or take charge from power adapter. Any ideas?

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Dell has a slew of laptops with similiar power issues.... they have had several lawsuits about these issues over the past several years.
\015\012You may have a bad power jack, or just bad solder points on the motherboard where the power jack connects.... Can also be a number of other issues relating to the power circuit...
Either battery pack is not inserted all the way or you need a reset,
Pull battery out for 10 minutes, press and hold power button for 3 seconds, wait 5 more minutes, put battery back in and turn on. This should fix the problem as long as the power supply is not faulty which is common.
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