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Shuts down automatically as soon as I power off. SMC not resetting.

Hello All,

I have been going nuts the last 24 hrs trying to figure this out. Here's the deal:

- Computer shuts down as soon as I pull the power

- Has a new battery

- Has new Ram

- Running 85W MagSafe Adapter

- Battery indicator lights are all blinking when adapter is connected

- Have tried doing a SMC reset (preffered way and manual using a terminal prompt)

- Have tried resetting the PRAM, I know this is not connected to battery issues but tried anyways

I'm at a loss. Need help diagnosing the issue.

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What is the color of the MagSafe connector LED?

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it is solid green

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How about giving this a try, install this App and post a screen shot on what it shows you in your question: coconutBattery.

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I just added it

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The screen shot is not showing any charging going on. Did you have the Power adapter plugged in? If you did then you do have a bad charging circuit. Is the MagSafe adapter cable damaged in any way? Often I see bad cords shorting out the SMC logic.

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I tried another magsafe adapter I had on hand and it was producing the same results. What does it take to change out the charging circuit?

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The systems logic board will need repair or replacing

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Do you know a general cost for something like that?

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