Question about Toshiba Satellite A65-S126 Notebook
Can the power jack be repaired on this laptop? When I plug the charger into the computer, the port on the computer where I put the charger is very loose. I noticed that the pin that was inside the charging port is now on the plug. Is there anyway I can repair my computer without buying a new one? I called Toshiba and they are saying I need a new motherboard and it will be $600.
Not that hard to fix if you are careful about taking it apart and re-assembling it. A digital camera is helpful during the dis-assembly to remind you later where everything went. Took me about 2 hours the first time I did one. Just take your time.
When your done, get a CRD (Cable Retention Device) to relieve the strain on the cable and the pin. I use one from this company.
Posted on Apr 25, 2008
Hi, Yes the unit could still be repaired. The first step is to buy the replacement dc socket or jack. Google ads posted in this site sells the part. As to the actual repair, please refer to http://www.fixya.com/support/t142236-replace_dc_power_jack Hope this be of some help to you. Pls post again how things turn yp. Good luck and kind regards.
Posted on Jul 31, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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