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Released in October 2003, the iBook G4 replaced the iBook G3 as Apple's portable consumer computer. The iBook G4 was sold in 12" and 14" models and updated for the last time in 2005.

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How can I fix my charging portal?

My charging portal does not work. Looks like something is either stuck in there or a metal piece came apart inside the charging hole.

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Hi @rayzin ,

Here’s a link to the ifixit iBook G4 Repair guides.

Click on the icon for your exact model and then find the repair guide for the DC-In board.

The guide has links to replacement part suppliers. Look for the parts section in the Introduction to the guide.

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You have to disassemble the device. Make sure to order the correct part.

Here’s a link to the ifixit walk through.

iBook G4 12" 800 MHz-1.2 GHz DC-In Board Replacement

Here’s a link to the supplier I use from time to time.

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