Having problems with your Acer Aspire 5004WLMi Notebook ?
Power supply issue
\015 Hello,So my wife owns this Acer laptop. Recently, it had to go into service because the input on the power supply had a bent prong. Essentially, on the power supply there is a prong, and on the A/C adapter there is a hole into which the prong fits. She has the extended warranty on this item from Circuit City, so they repaired it. I believe they had to replace the entire motherboard, as the power supply is evidently integrated.Anyway, we just got the item back. At times, while she uses it, the A/C adapter loses contact with the power supply and the battery power starts to go down. This doesn't always happen, and sometimes if she wiggles the A/C adapter around, it connects again, and sometimes if she switches it to another outlet, it connects again.The outlets seem to all be fine, as my laptop doesn't have any of these issues. We wouldn't be entirely opposed to purchasing a new A/C adapter, if it'll fix the problem, but I'm concerned that there might still be something wrong with the power supply. Any thoughts on why this might be happening?\015
Sound like they have damaged the "new motherboard" when have installed it at the shop. Or they installed a cheap brand and it's not correctly sitting in the base. should ask them to show you the old motherboard they removed to make sure they haven't just fudged-up the old one.
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