More Battery questions...

Wayne Fiori (fiori@chemistry.ucsc.edu)
Mon, 13 Apr 92 20:56:47 PDT

Here's an even more perplexing battery problem. I thought that my molicel was
dead, so I pulled it out and hooked it up to a voltmeter to see for sure. To
my surprise there was a constant 10 V across the leads. The low battery light
won't go on when the battery is connected, but the computer won't boot on the
battery alone. The CHG light on the adaptor won't go out even after days of
being plugged in. Admittedly I didn't put a load on the battery (i.e. a
resistor) when I checked it, but the leads should provide enough of a load.
The charger is putting out the correct voltages and current. Any ideas???
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