Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T43 Notebook ?

Power cord not working

\015 My power cord is plugged in to the wall and computer and it was working about 5 min. ago and now it's not. Do I need a new cord? or could it be the connection on the computer?\015

Answers :

Let the power cord/adaptor cool down a bit, then reattach it. It will work. \015\012
\015\012I suffered this problem with an IBM adaptor on a T41 machine. It started working again after 1 week and is still working fine. Ofcourse it was no use since i had already purchased a brand new adaptor.
Try unpluggin the power cord and check with battery.
\015\012Check whether battery is charging with the power chord on.
\015\012Try with a different wall socket.
\015\012If this does not help.
\015\012Try with a different power chord of the same kind and check whether it works.
\015\012If yes, the power chord is the ussue. Best would be to replace it.
\015\012else
\015\012Try your power chord in a laptop similar kind and check whether the other laptop works fine.
\015\012Try juggling the power cord and check whether it gives supply.If yes then check for AC adapter for any damages or cuts. If any is found the contact manufacturer for replacement.
\015\012else Main board is the issue.
\015\012But before this I would request you to go to the website and check for Updated BIOS and updates for chipset driver.
\015\012If any is available then download and install.
\015\012Check with your AC adapter if it works, Good, else I would request you to contact the manufacturer for a Main board issue.
\015\012They would replace the main board if under warranty.
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