Tuesday, August 9, 2016

How To Fix A Laptop DC Jack

Last time We touched on  Troubleshoot a Laptop DC Jack.  We deduced  that the broken  contacts were the cause of the laptop DC jack going faulty.   This time we are going to  tackle how to fix a laptop DC jack.

Things needed  for exercise

  • Electrostatic discharge wrist strap
  • Rosin - core solder
  • Soldering iron
  • Desoldering pipe
  • Replacing DC Power Jack

Slide your electrostatic discharge wrist

Slide your electrostatic discharge wrist  strap onto your wrist. Lift the motherboard up and out of your laptop and set it aside. Now apply soldering iron to the three contacts of the power jack to heat up the existing solder on the contacts. Having applied the soldering to the contacts  of the DC jack, use the desoldering pump to remove the solder from the power jack. You then shake the DC jack until it separates from the motherboard.  Having separated the DC jack from the motherboard, apply the soldering iron to the jack pins and the DC jack.

Lay Replacement Jack
Lay the replacement jack in the original  position of the old jack. After the replacement go ahead and apply solder to the jack pins and DC jack and then put the motherboard back here you removed it. And then finally reassemble your laptop.

That's a wrap for"How To Fix A Laptop DC Jack" Hopefully you've grasped ho to fit a DC charger. Till next time take care. If you have a question or comment, drop them in the comment section.

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