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Broken power connect plug

Ive taken the laptop apart and removed the power / usb unit and noticed that the pin where the power supply plugs into is broken completely off. Is there anywhere I can buy just that part that unplugs from the motherboard? The part has the power port and two usb ports connected to an "L" shape green board that plugs into the motherboard at the top of the "L" shape.

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  • kchhari Apr 30, 2008

    bought brand new Acer3680 for $280,lost power cord pin(to laptop) with in months.finally we got estimation to fix that $200 .not fair at all.

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The pin assembly is available online and usually runs between $10-$20. A quick Google should find you multiple sources for the part. It's not a hard job to do, just be careful when you are soldering the new assembly to the motherboard. And get a decent cable retention device after you fix your system, that way you won;t have that problem again.

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Open de box by the uper side and you can see the terminals.

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