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Headphone jack must be moved around to get right speaker working

Hi guys,

My headphone pin from the remote control fits nicely into my macbook. Over time I would have to adjust it to get both speakers to play. Now, only the left speaker plays all the time. I have to play with the way i bend the wire of the headphone pin so it slides under my macbook so that the right speaker will produce sound.

aNyone know what i can do to get my right speaker always playing again?

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  • lakhani_nira Aug 14, 2009

    hey thanks for the reply! Just wanted to ask--I located the place to bend the wire but it is almost right after the headphone pin. I'm afraid if I cut it there, there might not be enough wire to reconnect if it is broken like you said.

    Btw, i'm not good ad stripping and soldering, so this is just an average persons guess of complications that might arise. Please let me know what you think!

    Thank you
    -Nirav

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You will find that sound comes from the right side speaker only when it is bent at a certain point. By trial and error you can roughly locate the point. Then you can cut the wire at that point, cut 1 inch each from both ends, strip the cables, and connect the conductors. What has happened is, due to unusual bending, the conductors to the right-side speaker has damaged (broken). After roughly locating the place and removing 1 additional inch each, you will remove the wire section with the broken terminal. Now you can strip the wires and make the connections again. If you are not good at stripping and soldering wires, better to to take it to an electrician. (You need to take only the headphone pin and parts attached to it). This repair won't cost much. Good luck!

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