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4 Reasons Why a Toshiba PA3822U-1ACA AC Adapter May Fail to Function

Toshiba PA3822U-1ACA charger is one of the best chargers in the market. When taken care of, it can service you for more than 3 years without any need to replace. But at time, you may find your laptop charger is not functioning. There are many reasons why your Toshiba charger is not functioning, and also may cause problem with computer booting. However, this does not mean that you will have to throw you laptop or battery nor the charger away. There are inexpensive ways you can fix such problems. Although lithium ion battery is compact and are manufactured to remain functional for years, they eventually lose the ability to charge, the hardware components or the charger may need replacement. Though you definitely need problem shooting, here are some of the reasons why Toshiba PA3822U-1ACA charger may fail to charge.

Power sources

At times, Toshiba PA3822U-1ACA AC Adapter may not get enough power. This can especially happen in some old houses where electrical wiring loses conductivity. Though adapter may light, this does not mean there is enough power supply. Before hiring an electrician, try to charge your laptop using another outlet, for example, consider changing moving to different location.

Defective battery

One of the major reasons why laptop battery may not charge is the problem with battery itself, especially when the battery is some few years old. The battery recharging ability gradually decreases with time, until it reaches critical level that it cannot charge anymore.

A complete charge is known as cycle, most Toshiba PA3822U-1ACA battery can handle more than 1500 cycles. If the battery is defective, you definitely have to replace.

Defective charger

Laptop charger is one of the most abused computer hardware. Defective charger will not only affect battery, but will also lower the laptop’s processing speed. You can check if your charger is defective by trying to charge your computer using another compatible charger, and also trying to charge another computer using your charger.

If another charger is charging your computer, definitely the charger is the culprit, and thus you will need to replace it.

Hardware problems

If after testing battery and charger does not work, computer hardware need to be checked. There are some small components in charging system that can fail. If the computer is booting, the problem may not be so much serious, and you may need to replace power input jack.

If you have to buy to replace Toshiba PA3822U-1ACA power supply, always buy original charger. Most people regret their decision to buy non-branded charger in attempt to save some few dollars, only to end up spoiling their laptop and also losing their data.

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