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That'll help next time. Perhaps I can "fatten" the cable by gluing something to the end and jamming it, but I'm afraid it will work itself loose. Repair it yourself. I get random shut-downs, and what's even weirder is sometimes when i'm using it, if the AC plug comes unattached for whatever reason, it switches to battery, like normal. Source

If you put a fresh solder on the connector like this, the power jack problem will reappear very soon. re-soldered the first time, and then that only held Amazon Try Prime Computers All Departments Alexa Skills Amazon Video Amazon Warehouse Deals Appliances Apps & Games Arts, Crafts & Sewing Learn more You're viewing YouTube in English (United Kingdom). Ive owned a Toshiba A70 Laptop for about a year and 5 months. have a peek here

Not only was the solder connection broken, but the pin from the back just fell of when I desoldered it and took it out. I pulled the wires out of the cord myself and spliced the connector back on, soldered it myself, and put electrical tape around it. cj2600 March 16, 2006 | Hi Clarissa, Is it possible that you didn’t lock the CPU in the socket if you had to remove it? Thanks to everyone thats posted.

Bloody frustrating! The website How to dismantle a Toshiba A70 is invaluable for this task. This results in a dead machine. the problem is now fixed and everything works fine.

Rich… ScottS-M | 16-Jan-08 at 3:02 pm | Permalink @Gibson Hmm. Now about the keyboard. Is there any possible way to make sure it doesn't break every few months or am I stuck with a bunch of spare parts to sell and get a customized desktop? https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/laptop-power-issues-237239/ Although I have soldered maybe once in my life, the repair didn't look all that difficult so I thought I'd give it a shot.

cj2600 July 13, 2006 | Hey Bill, I’ve never heard that the warranty on Toshiba M35X’s has been extended to 3 years. He said it has been done once before and the place charged him 250 for the repair. I would contact the seller before you buy it, to make sure the part is compatible. Some of the places I’ve been to said I may have to replace my system board.

I was looking on page 1 of the instructions and trying to figure out what the connector was. https://www.amazon.com/LAPTOP-ADAPTER-POWER-SUPPLY-TOSHIBA/dp/B001E4T386 Wish I would have seen this post before that! Anyone have any idea how much it would run me to get the motherboard replaced on this laptop? We also tried to resolder the DC jack back in.

Toshiba Satellite A70, A75, M35X Failed power jack workaround. this contact form The laptop isn't even mine, its my Aunt's who by the way knows absolutely nothing about computers and bought the first thing the salesman offered her! COMPAQ Presario 1210 (HP Pavilion XF235) Broken AC power plug repair. Does this indicate that i might have another problem with the laptop?

  1. Fortunately it is possible to fix this issue by replacing the chip, a diode, two FETs, one inductor and one resistor.
  2. I have seen a lot of system board failing because of the DC jack even after it was repaired.
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  4. I have looked into the holes circled in the picture and can't see any screws any ideas?
  5. I can't tell if the connection to the board has tiny pins which go through to the other side or not, so I don't know if I've damaged the connection.
  6. The 7th character is sort of scratched off, but I'm pretty sure the numbers are correct.
  7. Amstrad NC100 "A surgical guide to the Amstrad Notepad Computer" includes a table of what is in the NC100, a block diagram, IC's and PCMCIA card connector pinouts.
  8. The part number is V000040730.

Then you can plug in the motherboard and (carefully) test the power jack connectors to see if they're getting the 18V. If you decide to replace the system board in Toshiba Repair Center, they will charge your approximately $230 for the system board + $120 labor. if you can tell me where to find directions\accompanied (pictures), for safely dismantling case and board, i b most appreciative. ( dont want to be that keboard fellow) i'm thinkin i http://dotbowl.com/power-supply/power-supply-failure-now-new-problems.html I followed the directions here and fixed the solder joint.

I'm a biologist not a… { 2006 10 11 } Toshiba Satellite A70 Power Problems Laptop Repair Guy points out that Toshiba has issued a warranty extension resulting from a class Most of the times it stays black when I turn on the laptop. Awseome site!

Then, while connected to AC power, it suddenly started to run on batteries.

gibson | 01-Jan-08 at 9:10 pm | Permalink I am having a similer problem. cj2600 March 4, 2006 | Hi Tim, There is only one system board listed for your Toshiba Satellite A15. This lappy is a heap of crap. I think I'm going to try to dig up a new power jack and try this workaround the next time it fails.

I just searched on eBay for A30 DC jackand found plenty of them. larry July 5, 2006 | follow up to my previous post. It if works with no problem, try installing the battery again and observe if it still runs off the battery while on ac. Check This Out Try to assemble the laptop outside the laptop base.

Discussion topics include hardware component and upgrades, ultrabooks, gaming laptops, Netbooks, and laptops accessories and much more.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Laptop Power Issues by Powerslave15 / March 7, 2007 cheers lachlan cj2600 April 30, 2006 | I am not sure if Radioshack sells laptop power jacks. Steps 6 and 7, "Remove the securing strip," are a real pain. It seems to help if you get the bottom keyboard side off first and then work on the top.

Looks like the P30 might be close enough to get the job done. I took it back apart again and checked the solder and all looks good. I am suspecting the hard drive which I will also remove tonight. While I dont doubt your knowledge on the subject at hand, I have plenty of experience with computers, and I still dont think the jack is the issue.

Different AC/DC connector types used for notebook computers. After reading this article i was hoping that i had a poorly connected jack and the battery had discharged while the laptop was not in use. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Satellite Prop power problem by paulmillen / February 6, 2008 4:40 AM PST In reply to: Heres hopin! I bought a universal ac adapter for it.

You can run a wire to connect the top and the bottom sides. It worked well for about two weeks and then the cord had to be jiggled and held at a certain angle to get the charge until it finally gave out. I'm pretty sure I've fixed the problem with the DC jack, I've proved it by doing simple continuity checks with my multimeter. We run www.ikenfixit.com and weve seen more than too many of these units with this style jack.

They’ve worked well for you?" The guys in the repair business I have talked to tell me that 9 times out of 10 if you yank the cord hard enough to ScottS-M | 11-Oct-06 at 9:58 pm | Permalink Shoot I was hoping I had it fixed. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).

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