Having problems with your Gateway 400SD4 Notebook ?

Broken dc jack on gateway 400sd4, need to disassemble

\015 My fiancee dropped the laptop while the ac/dc adapter was plugged in. When she picked it up the battery power was running and the adapter would no longer work. I need to know how to disassemble the notebook so that I can reach the dc jack? I removed all screws and got the front part of the notebook loose but could not disconnect it from the back by the dc jack.\015

Answers :

You can download a .pdf service manual from here:\015\012\015\012http://www.eserviceinfo.com/fulltext.php?search_ft=400sd4\015\012\015\012It is a multi-part download so make sure you get all four parts to the manual before you try to open it. (if you need WinRAR to unzip the files you can get a demo at download.com)\015\012\015\012The service manual has instructions and photos on how to disassemble your laptop.\015\012\015\012Good Luck,\015\012El Duderino
If you're out of warranty, somebody has to open the Laptop and replace the part. The dc-jack replacement part is available on ebay. Here's a repair guide\015\012on how to disassemble a Laptop. Maybe a tech savy friend can do it for\015\012you. If you want to pay to have somebody do it for you there are third\015\012party Laptop Repair Services.
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