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Power Supply Failure- Toshiba A70 Laptop

Each time I resoldered the jack it came undone a few weeks later. Or have I done more harm than good by having a go myself? Occasionally the cap broke once when I was trying to unplug the connector, so it revealed its internals. 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. More about the author

I plugged it in to my laptop and it worked just as I hoped.Published on November 29, 2012 by Lisa Jenkins1.0 out of 5 starsFailure!Bought this to replace the OEM power The AC power light indicitor turns green whenever I plug AC power in. In order to get access and replace the power board the entire laptop has to be taken apart. In some cases, you'll be able to recharge an over depleted battery if you wait until the notebook is shut down, install the battery, and then plug in the the battery

by Powerslave15 / March 8, 2007 3:56 AM PST In reply to: behold! cj2600 July 13, 2006 | Hey Bill, I’ve never heard that the warranty on Toshiba M35X’s has been extended to 3 years. Just wondering what we might have done. But the second time, I scraped a bunch of black oxidation off the posts and the solder's held for a year or two now.

  1. I'm not sure what he did… but now when you turn it on, it starts to boot up for about 10-15 seconds and then shuts off.
  2. The laptop started switching from AC to battery power on its own.
  3. Because I paid only paid $800 I'm debating on just purchasing another laptop instead of putting nearly half or what i bought it for or more, into repairing it!!
  4. Could the powerbutton be the problem?

You will not have to use the recovery disk and the laptop should start as usual. Based on the experience of others who have resoldered the joint only to have the problem repeat, I decided to replace the jack with an alternate direct replacement design available from Where I'm having trouble is with the keyboard connector. If you give me the model-part number of your laptop (For example - Satellite A15-S129, PSA10U-0ZH6MV) I can find the system board part number.

In order to switch it back to the AC power you have to fiddle with the adapter plug and find the right position. Test with a multimeter if there is a connection between the top and the bottom. They don't move very far, maybe 1/8th of an inch. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/laptop-power-issues-237239/ The part number is P000387490.

When soldering on these boards, it is important not to leave the heat on for too long as you risk damaging other components near by. I'm at that stage and worried now that I may remove it incorrectly and damage it. Working... Toshiba Portege A600/A605 In order to access the cooling fan you have to remove the bottom cover.

That thing is a real pain. Rating is available when the video has been rented. one is over a year old (and also has sound card issues) and the other is 6months old. I know this question is off topic by now, but I don't know where else to post it.

Toshiba customer service told me that it can be a software prob., and warrnsty doesn't cover it, but they are not sure, so they suggested me to reinstall the system and http://nuvisiongraphx.com/power-supply/compaq-laptop-power-supply.html I just searched for this part number on ebay and found two of them. Any tips/help would be much appreciated. I don't yet know if the keyboard is functional because I can't get it to power up.

Thanks so much for the help, Tim cj2600 February 5, 2006 | It’s hard to say. Working... any help would be greatly appreciated. http://nuvisiongraphx.com/power-supply/power-supply-failure-symptoms.html The part number is V000040730.

It should be straight forward. So I finally went out and bought a multimeter. ScottS-M | 11-Oct-06 at 9:58 pm | Permalink Shoot I was hoping I had it fixed.

I still have voltage though from the DC jack to the motherboard.

So my question is, is it the same DC jack as the M35X or A75? Johnston April 17, 2006 | Is there a manual that tells me how to get into this thing? Im at the stage where im thinking about selling it for parts. Alas, a fuse in the NC100 blows up when you get the polarity wrong.

wouldnt recommend it Anna Laptop Repair | 18-Dec-10 at 2:31 pm | Permalink I had the same problem, but I just gave up and got a new laptop. kevin collins February 19, 2006 | My m35x had the jack repaired/replaced? Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect The next video is startingstop Loading... navigate to this website When you plug in the AC adapter, you get normal voltage readings between “+” and “-“ pins on the top side, but the power DOESN’T go to the motherboard at all,

Disassembly for removal of mainboard and for resoldering. Then in which direction I pull the connector out. Otherwise it appears to be running fine. HP Pavilion N5190 Shared knowledge: a take apart picture gallery and disassembly guide.

cj2600 February 24, 2006 | Hey Mike, Unfortunately, you do not a lot of options. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - About jack. The power LED should light, that means the system board is getting power.

Welch4.0 out of 5 starsHeavyThe cord is a little heavier than I expected. I'm suspecting the processor or heat sink though that's pretty fast to get to hot. In your case I would check the memory module first because the problem you described might occur because a bad memory. If so then you might be able to get away with not taking out a screw or two to look at the top of the motherboard but some do connect through

I would guess it's more of motherboard part than anything. If you put a fresh solder on the connector like this, the power jack problem will reappear very soon. Then, I had to remove some of the green coating from the top side of the board and, working very carefully, tin the top side and try to get some metal When removing the keyboard, it looks like the piece the tape connection slides into has pulled away from the board at one end.

Re-soldering USB ports would be more difficult because it has about 14 pins. UPDATE: Sometimes, after you replace the jack, you can see that the system board doesn’t get power at all. Chuck Stafford July 22, 2006 | Thanks so much. cj2600 February 20, 2006 | Hi Kevin, Most likely the service center did not fix the DC jack and replaced the entire system board.

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 I had an overheating problem also, which kept getting worse and worse, unless I simply vacumed where the fans are at the bottom ! The one on the laptop motherboard. I snet my one maching out and it came back reformated with a blank hard drve.