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Current version by: oldturkey03 (vote details) ,

Title:

iBook G4 PRAM capacitor deteriorated?

Text:

Is there a way to change the PRAM capacitor on an ibook G4 (maybe with soldering). Could this be the reason of my problem anyway?

Problem: when I send it to sleep (also choosing "pause HDD when possible" in energy saving preferences) it goes dead until I unplug power chord and put out RAM, if that does not work unplug power chord and unplug battery does it.

New install of OS 10.4.11 didn't solve the problem.

If I start it from an external drive via firewire sleep does result in shut down as well.

Device:

iBook G4 12" 1.33 GHz

Status:

openclosed
openclosed

Original post by: apfel ,

Title:

iBook G4 PRAM capacitor deteriorated?

Text:

Is there a way to change the PRAM capacitor on an ibook G4 (maybe with soldering). Could this be the reason of my problem anyway?

Problem: when I send it to sleep (also choosing "pause HDD when possible" in energy saving preferences) it goes dead until I unplug power chord and put out RAM, if that does not work unplug power chord and unplug battery does it.

New install of OS 10.4.11 didn't solve the problem.

If I start it from an external drive via firewire sleep does result in shut down as well.

Device:

iBook G4 12" 1.33 GHz

Status:

open