DC / Power Jack Replacement NYC, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx

Common names for this repair: DC Jack Repair, Power Jack Replacement, DC in Repair, Laptop Power Plug Replacement, Laptop DC adapter Repair, Laptop AC Plug Service, Plug Adapter, DC input jack.

Laptop Not Charging? No Power?

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A laptop is powered by AC and DC power. AC means alternating current, and DC means direct current. A laptop’s power cord carries high voltage alternating current electricity from an outlet into the AC adaptor. AC power cannot directly power a laptop, so the AC adaptor converts the electricity into low voltage DC power that is carried to the end of the cord and into the DC port on the side of the laptop.

If your laptop won’t charge, the dc jack is loose, your laptop will only charge if you hold the cord at a special angle, or the plug just about falls out of the jack, then your power jack probably needs to be replaced.

Most service centers don’t want to deal with this problem on a micro repair basis.They will either tell you the machine is not repairable or that it needs a new motherboard. Repairs like this usually run from $250 to as much as $500. They choose to ignore the fact that a broken power jack can be repaired without a motherboard replacement.

Common brands with this problem are ToshibaHP/Compaq,  Dell, and Gateway, but we`ve seen it on Asus, Acer, IBM, Samsung, Lenovo and other brands. Don’t pay hundreds to fix something that can be done for much less.

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Symptoms of DC Jack Issue

  • Laptop looses connection
  • Broken or cracked DC jack
  • Laptop won`t charge but works on battery
  • Power LED flickers
  • Battery won`t charge


Why does this happen?

  • Use of not genuine adapters
  • Lots of plugging and unplugging
  • Trimping on or pulling the adapter cord
  • Flaw in manufacture design

We offer the best rates for laptop power kack replacement service

A DC port failure is a common problem, and we aim to promptly fix the problem and return your laptop as soon as possible.

Before the repair can be performed, the computer has to be completely broken down back to the individual pieces from which it was originally assembled and the motherboard needs to be removed. In most laptops, the laptop jack then has to have the pins delicately desoldered, removed from the motherboard, the motherboard cleaned, a new jack is inserted into the motherboard .