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Won't charge or run off adapter

The adapter end had to be gyrated often to keep connected and charging, now it won't connect at all. Any suggestions? I saw on Ebay people selling the same model with the same issue.

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  • okayfine Nov 18, 2008

    I got it fixed, turned out to be a bad solder joint.

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You need to replace the dc jack itself by removing the old one and resoldering the new one. Please note that unless you are very handy with a soldering iron, I would not attempt this yourself as to much heat to the motherboard can damage it beyond repair.

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Posted on Nov 15, 2008

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Hi,

Last years batch of Dell's had an issue with the charger plug in on the motherboard itself, quite a few of their models were affected.
There are tons of computer shops offering to repair that specific problem for like $99 because it occurs so often.

Posted on Nov 15, 2008

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