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The Kindle 3 was the 3rd generation of Kindle produced by Amazon. It was sold as a WI-FI or 3G model with 4 GB of internal storage.

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Kindle won't charge. Charger light flashing.

Kindle3 never used, when connected to charger it will not charge and orange light is flashing.

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Hi,

Given the age of the device and the fact that it has never been used, there’s a fair chance that the battery has failed and is beyond recovery and needs to be replaced.

Here’s a link to the ifixit Kindle 3 Battery Replacement guide.

Here’s a link to a supplier of a replacement battery for a Kindle 3. The link is also on the battery replacement guide listed under parts.

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Thank-you for your help. I was thinking along the same lines but needed a little reassurance.

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