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I am trying to replace the ac powerjack, due to itbeing damaged. However there is a small piece of one of the legs from the old jack still in the board, desoldering or soldering will not get it out. Any suggestions?

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  • Luke Stewart Nov 20, 2009

    Thanks for the tip, I am going to go try this now!

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Hi.

You need to use a squeeze bulb or a pump (DESOLDERING PUMP) to remove the leg.

You may need to pull the leg using 5.5" Longnose Pliers while you use the soldering Iron.
You may ask somebody else to use the pump.

Regards.

Posted on Nov 19, 2009

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