Introduction

The DC power jack component is used to charge the Acer tablet. The component is approximately 8 inches in length and connects to the motherboard to supply power to the device.

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  • With the plastic opening tool pry open the grey plastic siding on both sides of the tablet.

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Image 1/2: There are two screws on each side of the tablet that need to be removed before the back casing can be removed. Image 2/2: There are two screws on each side of the tablet that need to be removed before the back casing can be removed.
  • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver remove the 4.0 mm screws on the sides of the tablet.

  • There are two screws on each side of the tablet that need to be removed before the back casing can be removed.

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Image 1/2: Be careful prying on the sides where you removed the screw as the plastic casing is not very strong and may break. Image 2/2: After prying open the case with the plastic opening tool carefully remove the case from the device and place the device face down on its screen.
  • Once the 4 screws have been removed use the plastic opening tool to pry open the device on the side of the device.

    • Be careful prying on the sides where you removed the screw as the plastic casing is not very strong and may break.

  • After prying open the case with the plastic opening tool carefully remove the case from the device and place the device face down on its screen.

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  • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver remove the 4.0 mm screws holding the battery in place.

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  • Lift the battery out of the device, and disconnect the cable attached to the motherboard by pulling it out to the side not lifting it up.

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  • Using the plastic opening tool gently lift up the charging component out of its slot in the case.

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Image 1/1: You may need to continue using the plastic opening tool to lift the cord out of the case due to limited hand space.
  • Continue to lift up the cord until it is free from the case and only attached to the motherboard.

    • You may need to continue using the plastic opening tool to lift the cord out of the case due to limited hand space.

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  • Disconnect the power component from the motherboard by pulling it out horizontally. Do not pull up on the cord only pull out

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Probably no need to REPLACE the jack. Just push the little indented tabs in a fraction of a millimeter and it will make good contact again. I just did this with mine and it works perfectly now after having been a royal PITA for over a year.

hammondkeys - Reply

Will this work if I bought a charger that either charges inside the tip connected to the prong, or thru the outer side of the plug. I used the wrong setting and now I only see the green robot on his side. It won't boot

karen p - Reply

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