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TOSHIBA SATELLITE L305D - Battery Light Blinks Orange 6 Time

by ammad2008 / June 9, 2011 6:30 AM PDT

Every time I try to start up my TOSHIBA SATELLITE L305D, the battery light blinks orange six times and nothing else happens.

My first issues with the laptop started when the battery started
deteriorating. The batter lasted less and less without the charger until
the point came where I couldn't even use the laptop without an AC power
supply because the battery life was like 2 minutes. That was fine until
the charger wouldn't charge the laptop at all. I then replaced that
charger, and all was well again. But recently the new charger had
stopped working, and this time I realize that the little power jack was
out of place. I disasembled the laptop, put the jack in its place, and
it started working again, although sometimes I had to bend the charger
at angles to get it to work properly.

Yesterday, the laptop stopped working at all. When I have the battery
in, whether the charger is in or out, all that happens when I press the
power button is the battery light blinks 6 times orange. If the battery
isn't in, nothing happens when I press the power button.

Any help would be appreciated!

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Clarification Request
Toshiba satellite battery problems
by playerent / June 22, 2012 3:28 AM PDT

I have a friend that has this laptop and the laptop just turned off all of a sudden. Then battery light comes on blinks 3 times and goes off and blinks 3 more times.

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No question?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 22, 2012 3:33 AM PDT

I can guess you wanted to ask something here but can't find the question.

Try the generic reset and then we can discuss the usual 300 cycle or 18 month battery "life."
Bob

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Ouch.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 9, 2011 8:46 AM PDT

A deteriorating battery can overtax the laptop's power supply as well as that adapter. Folk may replace the burnt out adapter but if they leave the failed battery in, then the motherboard is usually what fails next.

Get a quote and decide.
BOb

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