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Yes, but you are dealing with potentially high voltages inside the case. The crackling and sparking are an open short that is being arced but the voltage.
This is one of those things that can be dangerous, so make sure everything is disconnected and that you leave the monitor unplugged for at least an hour so that all of the capacitors can "leak" discharge themselves.
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Symptoms of a broken power jack
1. If you wiggle the power cord or the AC Adapter connector on the back of the laptop, the power LED and battery charge LED start to flicker.
2. Battery will not charge in the laptop.
3. Laptop runs fine off a charged battery.
4. With the AC Adapter connected the laptop appears to be dead.
No power LED or battery charge LED activity.
5. Laptop randomly powers off without any warning.
If your laptop is out of warranty, then you can fix the problem by re-soldering DC-IN jack on the system board. If it
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