Having problems with your HP Pavilion dv1540us (EP346UA) PC Notebook ?

Power problem with HP pavilion 1540us.

\015 I have HP pavilion 1540us. There seems to be a problem with the power supply on the motherboard. When plugged in it does not show that the battery is charging (unless I keep fiddling with the wire and hold it a certain way). I have tried replacing the AC adaptor and the battery with a new one. Still have the same problem. I could get it to power on with fiddling it in the socket (and if the AC adaptor was kept in a certain way). Definitely looks like a loose connection issue.Since the charge on the battery ran out, I haven't been successful with the fiddling and now can't power up the laptop. Though old, the laptop works well otherwise and I would like to salvage it if I can.Would really appreciate any suggestions.Thanks.RJ.\015

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\015\012Thank you for your query
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\015\012What you a re describing sounds like a loose DC jack on the motherboard, this is a very common problem on all laptops
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\015\012Unfortunatley the only way to cure it is to replace it, the repair job should not be that expensive to carry out
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\015\012The jack itslef can be bought relativley cheaply of Ebay
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\015\012Please book the laptop into a reputable PC shop for repair
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