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Acer aspire 3682wxmi jack plug broken i'm able to find a lot of acer replacement jack plugs on line but nothing for my model or matching my model

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Re: jack plug broken

Here's a link to a site that sells this part:

The price is $10.

Posted on Nov 20, 2007

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