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Dc jack My dc jack broke from my lap top what is the part number and how do I replace, repair it?

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  • creed2981 Dec 15, 2008

    have a toshiba a85-s107 need the dc jack replaced...where can i find a guide for this

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You need to have the brand, model number ready so I can look it up, but first check with the factory so you don't void the warranty, you might be able to turn in your laptop and get it repaired for a small amount instead of having to take it apart and re-sauder it.

I hope this helps

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