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The headphone jack seems to be loose, does not work. Is there a way it can be taken apart so I look to see if it is connected.

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Loose headset jacks are a very common thing and sometimes easy to fix. First thing make sure you know how to take apart the device as they all dont have screws as some units have snaps and you dont wanna break them. If you do get it apart, see if the solder connections are loose or broken. If you know how to solder then touch the solder iron with a bit of solder and let it flow only on the one tab. Next resolder the other two as there are usually three terminals. If the flex board or printed curcuit board seems to come off with it then your gonna need to run a small(26-28 gauge)wire from the jack connection to another part of the PCB thats along the same line as the terminal. If all this is a little frightning then take the unnit to a pro as this is a minor repair MOST of the time and should'nt cost much. Good Luck

Posted on May 05, 2006

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