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Broken Fan Zif Socket

Is there a way to replace a broken Zif socket and where can I purchase the part if so?

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Part number for that connector on schematic is FF14A-4C-R11DL-B-3H. Had a quick look, but they are not easy to find.

It is difficult to replace the latch alone (if you have just broken the latch) so it is best to solder a new connector. With small connectors like this, the best thing to do is buy a dead board (about 20$ from China) for the 820-3209, and heat the bottom of the dead board using a hot air station. This will allow you to remove the connector without melting it, which you can then solder to your logic board.

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This sucks. I'm sorry this happened. I bought a hot air rework station a week ago to fix this kind of thing, but I read it releases toxic fumes. Do not do this repair without a bona fide fume extractor. Find a company that does board surface mount component rework. And if you want to know why it's probably a bad idea to solder without protection, click these links:



And remember, if the service online seems too cheap to be true, it probably is. You dont want to send away your board and have it come back with a bunch of "jumpers" and warped up and oozing black goo and basically ruined. Shop wisely, and aim for services in the USA. If they screw up your board, it'll be almost impossible to sue someone in China!

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