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Power cord has a bad connection to the system

I bought a new power cord thinking there was a short in the cord. But it still would not keep power going to the system. I actually had to tape the power cord in a certain position to keep the machine power turned on, but that doesnt always work. Is the connector inside easy to repair and cheap?

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