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starxidiam
05-23-2012, 10:04 PM
This is my first post as I am new to this forum, I've had the laptop for around 11 months now with no issues.

As of a week ago my laptop will switch from battery mode to AC mode over and over. I can wiggle the adapter but it doesn't help. When I am gaming and it does this, the plug gets extremely hot. I've read some threads on this on here and notebookreview about similar issues but no one seems to have a fix.

I checked the plug (piece that plugs in laptop) with a multimeter and it reads 19.3-19.5 volts.

My ADP ends in about a month and I was looking for advice to see what steps I should take next.

Thanks in advance.

ArturoSenosain
06-28-2012, 04:03 AM
Same Problem :(
Tech servoce say that i have to change the mobo (today)...
This is the 2dn time i have problems with tthis machine.

please, tellme what you did with your g53 ??

dstrakele
06-28-2012, 04:29 AM
Check out this post by @breckker: http://rog.asus.com/forum/showthread.php?16470-quot-Touchy-quot-Power-Cable-in-my-G-53S&p=112124&viewfull=1#post112124. He discusses how the power adapter may be the cause of this issue.