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Power cord gets hot

At the laptop end. I think the piece inside where it connects "nipple" is loose. Any ideas how to fix this ?

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The is a DC jack, requires a resolder back to the mainboard. Jack cost about 10$ but are you comfortable with soldering? If not it is a little bit of an expensive repair.

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