1. syrantking

    OP syrantking Newbie

    Jun 10, 2015
    United States
    I'll try and give as many details about this problem that I can, please forgive.

    I have a Nintendo Switch that doesn't charge. When docking, the green light will quickly flash and then nothing. The only way I was able to get it on was by grabbing a battery from a working Switch and throwing it in there.

    When it is powered on by a fully charged battery, the Switch does, however, cast to the dock when it is on and placed in a dock. It will display that it is charging, but no charge is held. I know the battery itself isn't the problem, as the battery will charge when thrown in a properly working Switch. I have tried charging it through different means (multiple docks, multiple USB-C chargers), with the same results.

    Because of the sorta kinda working nature of the USB-C port, I feel as thought it can't be as simple as soldering on a replacement USB-C port. I was told it could be the
    BQ24193 or M92T36 chip, but I would like a second opinion or two before I start touching anything more. Thanks in advance.
  2. Agilato

    Agilato GBAtemp Fan

    Jun 21, 2019
    United States
    So fastest first step would be to take multimeter and test capacitors on the short around BQ24193 or M92T36.
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