AC Adapter in Lenovo® ThinkPad SL510
Are you puzzled with AC adapter issues in Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 notebook and need tips to fix them?
Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 notebook comes with Intel Core 2 Duo Processor, up to 8 GB DDR3 RAM and up to 320 GB hard disk. It comes preloaded with Windows 7 operating system. Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 notebook provides you the option of 4-cell, 6-cell or 9-cell Li-ion batteries. Lenovo provides three models of AC adapter with Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 notebook, including ThinkPad 90w slim AC/DC Combo adapter, ThinkPad 65w Adapter and ThinkPad 90 w AC adapter. You can use laptop with internal battery while you are travelling or it is also possible to work the laptop by using AC adapter only. It is better to work the laptop with the AC adapter, if you are working for a long time. Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 notebook will consume more power when you work with internal battery.
Some of the common issues that can come in AC adapter in Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 notebook along with the tips to fix them are described below:
- Overheating problem
- Adapter brick not receiving power
- Problems with the jack
AC adapter in Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 notebook may get overheated if it is damaged or it may be due to the faulty internal battery. Too much current drawn by the laptop from the AC adapter can also cause these overheating problems. You need to check both AC adapter and internal battery by individually connecting both to the laptop.
Adapter brick not receiving power
A green light on the AC adapter indicates that it is receiving the power efficiently from the main supply. If it is not, it means that there is some problem with your AC adapter in Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 notebook. Sometimes, the problems may be with the connecting cord or any broken pins on the jack. You can replace the connecting cord or AC adapter itself to fix the issues.
If there is any problem with the jack of your AC adapter, such as loose contact between motherboard and jack or broken contact, it can affect the entire functioning of the AC adapter in Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 notebook. Even if the adapter receives the power, internal battery or laptop will not draw the current. If the connections are loose, then the battery may not get charged continuously.