Acer laptop help

    ok so i have an acer aspire 5610 bought it about 2years ago from comet for £600 its a great laptop apart from the charger, i have to sit it at a certain angke for it to charge then it stoped charging, so i ought a new charger, it was still dodge but it charged now its doun it again, you can see the way i am havin to sit the charger is being it. so i want to get it fixed properly so i am wondering if anyone can tell me what to get fixed, thanks


    Sounds to me like the charger connector inside the laptop is loose. That's a take it apart and solder job at the very least.


    Try laptop repairs limited, we normally have our repairs done from them pretty cheap, let me know and I can try and dig out a contact person name for you as well. Acer 0870 853 1001 would be too expensive so wont really recommend them

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    thanks, yea i bought a new one off ebay, but cant fit it myself was just checkin if thts wats rong before paying to get it fixed. has this happend to anyone with an acer before

    i've seen quite a few acers with this fault. soldering sometimes works but as the board i muli-layered (not just top and bottom) sometimes you need specialist equipment to replace it. it will all depend on whether its a straight forward top and bottom solder or not.

    sometimes you don't even need to replace or resolder the connection. you can someimts just remove the battery and then using a needle file stretch the middle contact spring to improve the connection with the jack plug
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