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How do you fix or replace a faulty power jack for inspiron 6000?

Power jack does not work - short or came loose how to fix

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I PERSONALLY DONT THINK THAT ANY DRIVER IS GOING TO HELP YOU REPLACE UR POWER JACK,YOU WILL HAVE TO GET TO AN I T SPECIALIST,CAUSE UR JACK WILL HAVE TO BE REPLACED,AND IF YOU TRY AND DO THIS YOU WILL VOID THE WARRANTY ON THE MACHINE

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Dell Inspiron 6000 (approx 4 years old) has an issue with the power cord internal connection? Battery and Power cord/adapter are fine. Computer constantly switches from battery to AC when powered on. ...


The input jack that is soldered to the motherboard (where the AC jack plugs in) probably has a cold solder joint. Thus the laptop switches from battery to AC power. You can try to have the solder joints
re-soldered.

Jan 04, 2011 | Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

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Battery won?t charge and AC adaptor not recognized


I have a Dell Inspiron 6000 that just turned two years old.

After one year, my dell 6-cell battery started to falter, so Ipurchased a new 9-cell battery. This worked fine until a couple ofmonths ago when I noticed that my 65W adaptor was frayed. I bought anew 65W Dell Inspiron 6000 ac adapter andit worked well for about a week until I noticed that my battery wasn’tcharging at times. If I was patient, or unplugged the adapter andplugged it back in, the battery began charging and all was saved.
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This lasted only a short time until my Dell Inspiron 6000 batterywouldn’t charge at all for long periods of time, and sometimes thecomputer wouldn’t turn on, even if plugged into the wall. I thought itmight still be the adaptor, so I borrowed a fully functioning 90W Delladapter from a family member to test the system. This worked better,but still not great.

When I removed the battery and started only fromAC power, the functionality was also intermittent. Usually, if thecomputer actually started, I received the start-up error “The Inspiron 6000 AC AdapterType could not be determined, etc. etc. etc.” After pressing F1, thecomputer booted, but if the battery wasn’t in, the computer didn’tusually last long before shutting off. Unsure if maybe the battery wasthe problem, I put the 6-cell Inspiron 6000 batteryback in, and it too wouldn’t charge, although (together with the 90Wadapter) my computer would at least start more consistently if pluggedin. The error remained however, and sometimes the system stopsrecognizing power and switches to my ever dwindling battery power untilthe adapter is recognized again.
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The problem is with the jack on the motherboard inside our Inspiron 6000’s. This is the jack you plug your power plug into on the back of the laptop.

Somehow the jack gets worn and does not make correct contact withthe laptop so the Laptop does not see the power supply as a legit Dellbrand. So the powersupply will not charge the laptop battery and run the laptop at the same time.

DC power jack repair guide. Do-it-yourself instructions.

Modern laptops are all sold with built-in wireless laptop ac adapter.Some power notebooks used by corporate road warriors will have powerfulcellular adapters that connect the laptop to the Internet via the cellphone infrastructure

A bad connection between DC-IN power jack on the system board and the system board is a very common problem with dell pa 12,dell e1505 and Dell Inspiron 6000notebooks. If your laptop is out of warranty, then you can fix theproblem by resoldering DC-IN jack on the system board. If it’s stillunder warranty, it would be fixed at no charge to you. Problem symptoms:
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  • Laptop randomly shuts down without any warning.
  • Power LED and battery charge LED start flickering when you wigglethe power cord or the AC adapter tip on the back or your laptop.
  • The battery will not get charged.
  • When you plug ac adapter for laptop, the laptop appears to be dead and there is no LED * activity at all (DC-IN jack on the system board is broken).
To fix the problem, you have to take your laptop apart, remove the system board to resoleder or replace the DC-IN jack. dell pa 12 and Dell Inspiron 6000 disassembly guides will help you to remove the system board. Take a closer look at the power jack on the system laptop board witha magnifying glass. In most cases you get the power problem because ofa bad connection between the DC jack and the system board, you’ll see acrack between the DC jack connector and the system board.

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Connector not allowing charger to charge battery, loose in back of lap top


This will require either the replacement of the power connection by a competent board repair service or replacement of the motherboard

Example: (Not necessarily a recommendation)

http://comprehensivecomputing.net/79_dollar_power_jack_repair.htm

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http://shop.ebay.com/i.html?_nkw=Inspiron+6000+motherboard&_sacat=0&_odkw=Inspiron+6000+power+jack&_osacat=0&_trksid=p3286.c0.m270.l1313

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I need to replace power jack for Dell inspiron


Better to call Dell technical support for this issue. They're the only one that can provide on your issue. Thank you.

Oct 09, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

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Dell Inspiron 6000 - faulty power cable sparked!


there is no fuse to replace. i think it completely burned. need to get service.

Sep 04, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

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Dell Inspiron 1505; Battery does not charge; DC jack is loose..


You have either a faulty connector plug on the power adapter which connects into the laptop or the loose power input socket on the laptop is faulty. This is because you need to press the connector upwards to make electrical contact.
Test the connectot plug on the power adapter with a multi-meter, wriggle the connector to see if your get the voltage to fluctuate, if it does not then the connector is OK anf the fault is in the laptop power input socket.
If the fault is in the power adapter plug or the laptop's power input socket, this can be repaired, a techo would have no trouble in repairing these faults.

May 22, 2009 | Dell Inspiron E1505 Notebook

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Inspiron 6000 power goes on and off


Could be your battery is already dead. If it will be suddenly off then can be turn on again.Check your battery if it still can hold charge. It could be you are actually just running on AC source.

May 12, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

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Headphone jack loose?broken?


You need a new one not worth fixing
how old is it when did it stop working
if you just bought it then
you need to return it and have it exchanged
there obviuosly is a defect.

Feb 12, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

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Headphone jack does not work


It could be a broken or cold solder on the motherboard OR the circuit on the motherboard is defective. Either way the motherboard has to be removed from the laptop to fix or replace it.



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Nov 02, 2008 | Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

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Dell Inspiron 6000, charging AC problems


This sounds as if the jack in the machine is loose or broken. Take a small screwdriver, place it in the jack, and see if there is any play in the jack. If there is play then you know the jack is loose/broken. I would suggest checking it or having someone check it. A loose or broken jack can create an electrical arch that can do severe damage to the machine, so if it is the jack, you will want to get it fixed ASAP. I also suggest not using the machine, if possible, until the jack is checked out. If it turns out not to be the jack, then it's going to be a problem with the power management system, and this is a major fix. From what you've posted, I'm going to say that it's the jack, and repairing the jack will fix your problem. If you have anymore questions feel free to ask.

Aug 08, 2008 | Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

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