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A Laptop With Broken Charging Port Replaced and Maintained. Model: Dell

By on April 1, 2021
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A guy next door brought me this laptop for repair. The laptop was completely dead and when he tried to charge it, something was wrong because it was not charging.

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I believe it was the charging port because when I looked at it,

it was complexly broken and needed replacement.

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If you look closely to it, you could see the metal exposed and was even touching the ground pin.

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Here is a comparison of the two charging port and I am sure you can see the different between the two.

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The sweet thing about this charging port is; it does not need soldering to replace it. I just took it out and replaced it with a brand new one.

I bought a lot of charging ports off Aliexpress so I have plenty of them in the shop.

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That is the new charging port replacement. So I put everything back and tried the laptop and…

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Mission Accomplished.

This article was prepared for you by Waleed Rishmawi, one of our ‘Master Authors’ and currently working in the Bethlehem area of Palestine repairing electrical and electronic equipment.

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  1. Albert van Bemmelen

    April 1, 2021 at 5:22 pm

    Replacing these charging chassis power DC power jacks normally indeed require decent desoldering before a new jack can be inserted back into the mainboard. It can be done with hot-air desoldering and often requires insertion of the new jack while heating up the old solder in the meantime. This way avoiding having to clean out all solder from the vias and avoiding risking damaging their tracks or the mainboard multilayer tracks which often isn't easy and this way not necessary. And can be done with a good standard solder station too by using plenty of new solder.

    • Waleed Rishmawi

      April 1, 2021 at 6:26 pm

      Albert:yes, I agree but in my case was just plug in and the repair was done. Not all laptops require soldering job when replacing the charging ports. some need soldering and other ones just sit in a special place and a socket. have a good day my friend.

  2. Parasuraman S

    April 1, 2021 at 10:57 pm

    Wonderful fix there, dear friend! Many thanks for sharing! You have saved customer's heart break by fixing the broken charging port!

    • Waleed Rishmawi

      April 2, 2021 at 4:23 pm

      Parasuraman: thanks man. the customer was very appreciative and I was happy with that. have a blessed day

  3. Humberto

    April 1, 2021 at 11:17 pm

    Good repair. Thanks God the trouble was not located in the KBC.

    • Waleed Rishmawi

      April 2, 2021 at 4:26 pm

      Humberto: thanks man. have a blessed day

  4. Yogesh Panchal

    April 2, 2021 at 3:06 pm

    Nice Quick fix! Waleed

    • Waleed Rishmawi

      April 5, 2021 at 7:01 pm

      Yogesh: yes it was a quick fix and customer was happy to get his computer up and running in a short time. have a blessed day


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