Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad A30 2652 Notebook ?

IBM A30 Thinkpad won't start. Press power on,

\015 IBM A30 Thinkpad won't boot. Press power on, Drive and cap lock and other lights come on for 4 or 5 seconds then off - no more. then battery charge indicator changes to amber. nothing else. The unit doesnt get to the BIOS. I'm ok with disassembling the unit to check components just need to know where to start. \015\012thanks in advance\015

Answers :

Hello,

Even though a lot of things might have gone wrong and caused this, especially if where you place the laptop is not well ventilated, and the CPU becomes very hot.

It then shuts down automatically...and you will have to wait for a few moments, get a cool environment and power it on.

But I will also try and tell you some troubleshooting steps that you can try.

First of all, disconnect your battery from back of the laptop, and try to power your laptop without the battery there, if it powers up, then just get a new battery.

Second, get a screw-driver, remove all the RAM(memory sticks) at the back of it, clean their interface with an eraser, and try to power it on first without them, then replace them back and power it on.

Alternatively,
Remove all your RAM(Memory Sticks), and clean the tip of the connector with an eraser, and re-insert it one after the other.

That is, if you have two of them, after you insert the first one, put on your system and see if it works, then do the same thing with the other one.

If the two of them works, them insert the them all. but if it is just one that worked, just remove the other one that is not working and replace it.

Next, try and get a friend or a technician that uses the same type of laptop, and try to swap the battery just to check whether it powers it.

Kindly Let me know how it goes.

Hope this helps.

Goodluck!

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