[maemo-users] swollen battery

From: Martin Grimme martin.grimme at gmail.com
Date: Thu Nov 5 22:28:05 EET 2009
Get rid of the swollen batteries as soon as possible and do not try to
charge them! They may explode or burn!


2009/11/5, Mark <wolfmane at gmail.com>:
> Here you can get genuine Nokia batteries for a fraction of the price
> you'll find anywhere else:
> http://www.cellphoneshop.net/bp5l.html
> Mark
> On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 6:45 AM, bill keiser <bk2 at sharpstick.org> wrote:
>>  i recently pulled my N-800 out of the drawer to set it up as a GPS(my
>> car unit got stolen!) and saw that the battery drawer was not flush.
>> when i popped it open, i found that the battery had swollen up to about
>> 1.5 it's normal size, exposing the silver skin of the cell inside. it
>> didn't rupture, but the battery door now seems to be permanently warped.
>> two of my other spares are also slightly swollen. the bad one is a nokia
>> OEM one.
>>  no major damage done. i plan to try to charge it back up and see if it
>> still works and buy a couple new batteries.
>> bill keiser
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