1. nags's Avatar
    I'm on my 3rd car charger for my Tour and they never seem to charge properly. My first 2 were OEM RIM chargers and my 3rd is now a Sprint branded one. They either say they're charging but don't charge.. Or they'll have to be positioned just right for the phone to show it's charging. I've had absolutely no problems on the home charger however....
    09-06-09 05:37 AM
  2. walcolm's Avatar
    Have the same problem. Think BB car chargers are just junk

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    09-06-09 05:40 AM
  3. rebel526's Avatar
    I have noticed that my Tour won't charge well if the phone is warm (been in heavy use) Try letting it cool for a few mins, remove the battery cover while it's charging, and try charging again. Dunno if it'll help you, but I have noticed a HUGE difference by taking these steps before using my car charger.....
    09-06-09 06:28 AM
  4. dohturdima's Avatar
    I got this car charger from Ebay and it has been charging my Tour perfectly. It's cheap, is retractable with a tangle-free charging wire. My concerns about using a non-OEM car charger were allayed after 3+ weeks of trouble-free charging.
    09-06-09 09:09 AM
  5. RegE's Avatar
    I'm on my 3rd car charger for my Tour and they never seem to charge properly. My first 2 were OEM RIM chargers and my 3rd is now a Sprint branded one. They either say they're charging but don't charge.. Or they'll have to be positioned just right for the phone to show it's charging. I've had absolutely no problems on the home charger however....
    If you're hooked-up and charging, then begin to use the phone, the actual charge may reduce as the charger is now being used to power the phone rather than charge. Chargers can't power and charge.
    09-06-09 11:27 AM
  6. willyboy6's Avatar
    Thanks for the link on that buy. I just ordered it and hope I get the same results that you have!
    09-06-09 11:39 AM
  7. willyboy6's Avatar
    I also was having issues with my last car charger. I bought it from CNN and after it stopped working took the connecting end apart to find one of the contacts had become separated from the prongs. Cheap thing.
    09-06-09 11:42 AM
  8. nags's Avatar
    If you're hooked-up and charging, then begin to use the phone, the actual charge may reduce as the charger is now being used to power the phone rather than charge. Chargers can't power and charge.
    I just recently drove 4 hours in my truck with my tour plugged in the whole time. Rarely using it the whole drive.. I got to where I was going, unplugged it, and had a dead battery. This was all while showing the charging icon the whole time
    09-06-09 04:08 PM
  9. MarkLamp's Avatar
    I have the verizon car charger for the tour and it does next to nothing for me. If I leave it on for like a day it will charge but otherwise it stinks.

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    09-06-09 04:15 PM
  10. TheSultan's Avatar
    I have thrown out a total of 6 third party (generic) brand chargers, finally bought a Verizon "brand" one that works. I don't get it--and I'm not impressed. For my Curve I bought a $5 generic and it worked perfectly!
    09-06-09 04:24 PM
  11. angelkissez's Avatar
    I have the blackberry charger and it only charges sometimes, but if i turn my phone off first then it will charge every time.
    09-06-09 07:28 PM
  12. RegE's Avatar
    I just left my buddies house and plugged my phone into the car charger. I plugged my phone in when the temperature was 78 degrees and the battery was 59%. Upon arriving home, [after the 30 minute ride] the phone was 97 degrees and the battery was at 71%. I'm using the BlackBerry OEM charger. This is the first time I've really monitored the charging, but it doesn't look like I have anything to complain about.
    09-06-09 10:37 PM
  13. jorGeorge's Avatar
    Bought this back in mid-July and it has worked perfectly. Cannot beat the price.

    CAR CHARGER FOR BLACKBERRY CURVE 8900 TOUR 9630 PHONE - eBay (item 400062057113 end time Sep-13-09 23:57:53 PDT)
    09-06-09 10:43 PM
  14. Bagums's Avatar
    I currently own the one dohturdima mentioned from ebay though I got it off amazon, it works fine for me.
    09-06-09 10:43 PM
  15. Daedalus's Avatar
    I have a Curve 8900 and the charger works great on that even when my Magnum is off the charger works wonderful. but the Tour takes longer to charge and it will only maintain the battery level on my friends Storm.
    09-06-09 10:49 PM
  16. devil24's Avatar
    I've been using the same iGo car charger model for the past 3.5 years (well, two different units... lost my first one during a camping trip) and have been extremely happy with it.

    Right now I have the charger, two tips (A97 micro usb, A32 mini usb), a power splitter accessory and couldn't be happier. Works great with my BB, my GPS and a few other gadgets.
    09-07-09 12:36 AM
  17. jsnake's Avatar
    Bought a cheap car charger at Wal-Mart and it works perfectly. First 2 Tours had batteries with smooth stickers on them and they overheated bad. 3rd Tour came with a battery that has rough texture and doesn't overheat. No problems at all with $15 car charger.

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    09-07-09 01:42 AM
  18. bsucards's Avatar
    I bought a micro usb cable that is plugged into a USB car charger and have no problems at all. I bought my micro usb cables from ebay a seller named itrimming
    09-07-09 09:16 AM
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