Battery problems

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I got a battery for my ibook 366 about 2 months ago and its been working fine until yesterday.  It will not charge beyond 87% while on, sleeping, off or anything. when plugged in it just stays at 87 and will carge no more than that.  It is only running 10.2.8 becuase i could not get 10.3 to install.  I have heard 10.2.8 caused problems with ibook batterys, but have had no problems until just recently.  any ideas. sorry if this has been a topic before, i just don't remember seeing it before

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Quad 2.5 G5, MBP 2.6 17", DP 2.7 G5, Mini 2.33, MBP 2.16 CD, DP 2.0 G5, DP 1.42 MDD, 17” PowerBook 1.67, 12" PowerBook 1.5, TiBooks 1GHz 867 & 667, iMac G3 500, Cubes 500 & 450, B&W G3 450 & 350, iBook 300's, 366 466, Beige G3 350, PDQ G3 233

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10.2.8 was quirky...

I had a lot of problems with 10.2.8 on my titanium powerbook, including some battery issues. They all went away when i rolled back to 10.2.6 and didn't come back now that i've upgraded to 10.3.

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Well, now im mad

I reset the PMU because all of the symptoms pointed to that as the problem. I used the directions on Apple's website. I guess i will have to call the local mac shop and ask them. I will still take suggestions.

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Oh, Hazel, look. The field! It's covered in blood

Quad 2.5 G5, MBP 2.6 17", DP 2.7 G5, Mini 2.33, MBP 2.16 CD, DP 2.0 G5, DP 1.42 MDD, 17” PowerBook 1.67, 12" PowerBook 1.5, TiBooks 1GHz 867 & 667, iMac G3 500, Cubes 500 & 450, B&W G3 450 & 350, iBook 300's, 366 466, Beige G3 350, PDQ G3 233