I have the laptop apart again and am going to try and find something HOT to get this DC jack released from the pcb. Get a new DC plug for the laptop. The clean pin was not clean to begin with. Just wondering if I would still be able to replace and solder on a new DC jack, or is the PC board, circuit board, not useable and I should just spend the extra bucks to get the whole new circut board that just plugs into the main pc board. I have a Gateway MX Now, I am up and running. It does not seem overly hot, however.

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Finally, when you do get those pegs unsoldered, apply heat to the bottom and pull from the top to get the DC jack off. Do not apply heat for more than seconds at sony vaio vgn cr490 time or you can damage the trace. Try replacing memory and test again.

As soon as I turn ON the notebook, and the external power is connected, the notebook switch automatically over to battery power. I bought the recommended instruments, cr4990 sony vaio vgn cr490 beer and am about to power the soldering station.

DC power jack repair guide | Laptop Repair

All working now for bout 10 minutes effort. I have a bit of time as I am now juust going to practice on the weller today and attack sony vaio vgn cr490 DC jack tomorrow. Repeat the same process again: You do this so you get the position right. Apparently, there are cooling fan air intakes on the bottom of your laptop and when you keep it on the cushion, the air intakes are closed.


Laptop dc in jack repaired many thanks, I can not get the keyboard strip back into place it is very difficult as it sits under the motherboard. Do you recall whether the circuit sony vaio vgn cr490 was black before you unsoldered the jack, or after? Great instructions on replacing the power jack for Toshiba Vajo m35x.

For the life of me I cannot get ggn solder to coat the area I have prepared. Thanks for your time. I followed these instuctions step by step and have managed to get my PC working again, saving me hundreds of pounds in repair costs sony vaio vgn cr490 a replacement laptop.

Carefully wiggle the power jack without applying any significant force and at the same time heat up sony vaio vgn cr490 contacts one by one. This is the second time I tried son fix this. The HP part number for this sony vaio vgn cr490 is: Only reset and reset after 20 sec. The complete repair took me about 30 minutes. Have you tried turning it on with the battery removed?

Does anyone have reviews of repair sites for the dc plug. What is my problem? Hi, Cf490 tutorial…definatly gave me some confidence boost: All pins are soldered nicely. When there is no picture on screen or external monitor, what could be the cause? I know how to replaced it.


DC power jack repair guide

Usually it makes contact with both sides. Then, I use vggn solder iron to pierce the hole and removing the solder and cleaning it. Then cut them all at once, just so the copper is only slightly coming out of the end of the power adapter.

Taking apart and putting back together a laptop can be significantly more difficult than repairing it. Make the cuts slowly and stop sony vaio vgn cr490 soon as metal becomes visible through vzio plastic groove of the cut. I have a bad power sony vaio vgn cr490 connection in my Acer Aspire Do these jacks have any copper connector on the jack? Anyone have any advice on what to do?.

So far, I have 3 adapters that are not working.

I have a vaio vgn-cr No matter how much I wiggle it there are no flickering lights on the the ac indicator. Question in post and is regarding my Dell Latitude D