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Intermittent dc jack connection for Gateway mx3215

\015 Holding the ac adapter in the dc jack is the only way that I can fire up my Gateway mx3215 laptop. I think the soddering may have loosened up. Anyone have info on how to remove the covering to get to the mother board and inspect the dc jack?\015\012Thanks.\015

Answers :

Here is how to disassemble Gateway laptop,

Here is replacement DC socket (needs soldering),

Here is DC board (no need soldering, but expensive).

Hope this helps.
Same thing happened to my mx3215....
\015\012If the dc jack just came off (like mine) you can resolder it back on.
\015\012a little tip it will break less if you dont screw the dc board down.
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