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Power jack problem

The power jack is coming loose on my wifes M55 satellite notebook which she purchased at bestbuy in Dec 2006.

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Well the good thing is you have spotted it before it damaged the motherboard.
If you want to repair it then you will need a few tools.

  1. Set of micro screwdrivers (not the lind used by jewellers)
  2. Good soldering iron
  3. Good quality solder
  4. A lot of patience and a good memory.
The board will have to be removed from the case to do this correctly.
Ahead you have about 50-60 screws in diffrent sizes, alot of very sensitive circuits etc.

The seconds method, drop it to a laptop repair centre, they will do it and have it back before you know it. Call a few to get quotes first. Laptop shops like to charge stupid prices for some things.

Posted on Apr 18, 2008

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    Peter Thompson Apr 18, 2008

    Oh, I should have mentioned it may even still be under warranty. If it is, get them to fix it for free, just don't expect it back for a few weeks.

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Customer Service http://www.shopping.hp.com/webapp/shopping/help.do?leftNavIndicator=customer%20service

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I would not trust the BestBut in Venezuela. It seems they may have stated bad boards just to get ridd of you.
It is alway best to talk directly to HP/Compaq customer service before making any decision.

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