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British-Boy 04-01-2009 12:23 PM

Brand New BlackBerry 8310, Dead, No life.
 
Hello

I bought this as faulty, it's Brand New (everything sealed in box) on eBay recently.

It's arrived today and everything seems fine.

The problem with it is that, it's dead, when you plug it in with the AC, there is no sign of life, no flickers, no red lights, nothing, I've put in a charged working BlackBerry battery and it's the same issue.

Is this a known problem?

Any advice?

Thanks!

(y)

jsconyers 04-01-2009 12:32 PM

I would contact the seller.

I would check this out too:
Buying a BlackBerry off eBay - BlackBerryFAQ

British-Boy 04-01-2009 12:35 PM

I bought it, knowing that it has this problem.

I was intending to fix it and keep it as a spare.

:) Thanks for the input.

Shaun 04-01-2009 01:02 PM

If you pull the battery, SIM, and memory card, adn plug the phone in, so you get anything? If not, it sounds like (at the very least) a bad/fried power supply in the device.

British-Boy 04-01-2009 01:07 PM

I will try that and let you know. :)

How much would power supplies cost to repair?

Shaun 04-01-2009 01:14 PM

I am not entirely sure on price, or what parts can be purchased OEM, but you can get better info from HorizonWirelessOnline.com - Horizon Wireless, The World’s Cellular Repair Center .

British-Boy 04-01-2009 01:34 PM

No luck, still no power. I think I'll just take it to a phone shop, hopefully they will know what to do with it.

Damn, this is frustrating!

kathrynhr 04-01-2009 01:54 PM

Please check a few different outlets. I once plugged my phone into an outlet attached to an on-off switch at someone else's house. It happened to be in the "off" position, and I thought there was something wrong with my phone when it did not charge.

British-Boy 04-01-2009 02:17 PM

Thanks, I've tried that, but to no prevail.

British-Boy 04-01-2009 05:01 PM

Anyone else got any suggestions?

I'm going to take this into a BlackBerry specialist tomorrow, if possible.

DallasFlier 04-01-2009 07:18 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by British-Boy (Post 1339690)
Anyone else got any suggestions?

I'm going to take this into a BlackBerry specialist tomorrow, if possible.

Umm, yeah. I'd suggest that next time BEFORE you buy a totally dead BlackBerry on eBay that you FIRST try to find out what it costs to have one repaired. ;-)

British-Boy 04-02-2009 02:49 PM

Yes, that certainly sounds like a good idea. :)

bglover84 05-12-2009 08:57 AM

Any Luck?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by British-Boy (Post 1340687)
Yes, that certainly sounds like a good idea. :)

Any luck fixing your phone? I have one that's completely dead. Worked for 2 months now no life.

super rolla 06-07-2009 03:51 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bglover84 (Post 1380668)
Any luck fixing your phone? I have one that's completely dead. Worked for 2 months now no life.

yea any luck on fixing this my 8310 work for 2 month and conected to may computer just tranfering some ringtonges it just die no red light no nothing what could it be


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