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Default TF101 Works, Boots, Doesn't Charge, WEIRD Smell

I got in a nice ASUS TF101. It works great, but it doesn't charge. And there is a really weird smell coming from it, most notably in the battery area..

And, you'll call me crazy, but it smells like dead ants..

Has anyone every crushed an ant with your hand/fingers? And there is a weird smell when you do..

Well, that's exactly what this ASUS smells like.

Time to change the battery???

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Id open it and check the battery hasn't split
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Id open it and check the battery hasn't split
Have the same problem on 2 devices - it happend 2 days ago!
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I pulled the battery and it looks pretty good. Intact, no burns or leakage.. And it's definitely the battery that is emitting the smell..

Going to try a couple different batteries today and see if that helps the charging issue..

I am just amazed it smells like crushed ants.. Go figger...

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How you know what crushed ants smell like is more baffling lol
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How you know what crushed ants smell like is more baffling lol
What can I say.. It was the 60s
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