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WON'T CHARGE - Gateway M-6846 Notebook

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  • asap_ink Sep 13, 2010

    Thank You for the quick response. Where can I get a new power jack... And where do I go to find out how to replace it?

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If you have no power and the battery won't charge. There is a short in your DC jack socket. This problem is common among gateway computers. If you can solder, you might want to take the computer apart and put a new power jack in there. New power jacks costs $2. Otherwise, you should look for a new motherboard on ebay and buy it for a little over $100 and put it in yourself. Getting it professionally repaired can be very expensive and not worth it.

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    Kai Zhou Sep 13, 2010

    Here is a website for the dis assembly of your gateway, I don't think it has the complete information but it will guide you half of the way and you can figure out the rest
    http://repair4laptop.org/disassembly_gat...
    Here is a youtube video on soldering
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjOVOLOW1...
    buy a ******** ebay. $2 shipping included. idk which one, just look at your motherboard and pick one that has the same description.

  • Kai Zhou
    Kai Zhou Sep 13, 2010

    you could buy one off ebay.
    Here is a site for gateway disassembly. you might need to look at other models to figure stuff outhttp://repair4laptop.org/disassembly_gat...
    Here is a youtube video on soldering a jackhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjOVOLOW1...

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