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A1418 | EMC 2889 | Late 2015 | 1.6 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 or 2.8 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5. Released October 13, 2015.

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audio jack not working

repairing the audio jack - what do i have to remove to access and repair the audio jack. It no longer provides an audio signal to headphones plugged into it.

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I would just get a USB-A DAC adapter like CableCreation USB Audio Adapter as replacing the iMac headphone port is a lot of work as you need to take the logic board out to gain access to the port which is glued to the case so you can get a heat gun to it to soften the glue. Follow this guide iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2889 Logic Board Replacement and here’s the needed part Headphone Socket and Cable

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Thanks for providing bot a practical answer (which I will go for) as well as a link to the full solution which looks a bit difficult for me

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