Question about Gateway MX6438 Notebook
My DC port in my Gateway laptop model # MX6439 will not work. It is out of warranty. How much would something like this cost to fix. Also, is this something I can fix myself?
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Posted on Sep 27, 2008
To do it yourself you would need the following tools/Supplies..
1) A Desolderer or Solder Wick (desolder Braid)
3) Rosin Core Solder
4) Solder Gun
You will usually find the DC Jack has either 3 or 5 Pins that connect to the motherboard... Newer Laptops use a Plug In DC jack, which all you do is unplug the faulty jack and replace...
But I'm assuming Yours is the Onboard Pin style..
Repairing the DC Jack without replacing ::
Desolder the Pin Connections, /Clean/Resolder
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