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Drop of liquid got into speaker and now there is no sound at all

A few weeks back my dog drooled into my speaker (I know, what are the odds right?) and is sounded like they were shorted out. I let the laptop dry out and turned it on a day later and everything worked but the speakers. They were low and fuzzy. A week or so later they got a little louder. A few weeks later they have totally stopped working and I have no sound what so ever.

My question is: can this problem be fixed and how can I do that?

Thanks so much!

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Hi Danielle,

I can't stop smiling as I type :) My dog, Bessie, drools all over my laptop whenever I sit in front of the fire, it drives me nuts!
You can replace the actual speakers:
Manufacturer: DELL Part Number: TF182

Description: Inspiron series (E1505, 6400) speaker set

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Here's an ebay link:
http://search.ebay.com/Inspiron-speaker-set_W0QQdfspZ32QQfromZR40QQssPageNameZRC0022QQ_trksidZp1638Q2em120

Hope this helps

Chris (ziraffa)

ps Remember to rate this solution as Fixya, before patting the dog on the head!

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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    chris grams Jan 09, 2009

    Woops! Sorry that was the wrong eBay link.. I found another one before but that one was a UK-based seller, and I saw from your profile that you're in the States..
    Anyway, you get the idea, you can buy just the part and install it yourself, just look for local vendors in your area, or contact Dell with the part number handy. Good luck..


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