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The laptop sometime can not turn on.

Good afternoon! Help me please. I have a laptop. It's Sony Vaio PCG-5C8P
It can't turn on, the power led and Pin led are blink.
When I turnoff the computer, Pin can be chargeable.
Sometime I do not Keep power jack, only use pin, The laptop can turn on. But if I keep power jack and Pin position then laptop can not turn on.
The power source is good from origin.
Thank you.
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