Introduction

We will be showing you step by step how to access the power cord and then replacing it by soldering a new one in.

Start with the device.
  • Start with the device.

  • Make sure the device is unplugged from the wall.

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Unscrew both screws that hold on the top panel. Unscrew both screws that hold on the top panel.
  • Unscrew both screws that hold on the top panel.

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Remove the top panel. Remove the top panel.
  • Remove the top panel.

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Remove the motherboard to access other components.

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Remove disc drive to access other components. Disc drive is held on by two screws on the side closer to the black housing. Unscrew these to remove properly.
  • Remove disc drive to access other components.

  • Disc drive is held on by two screws on the side closer to the black housing. Unscrew these to remove properly.

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Identify the power cord.
  • Identify the power cord.

  • It is either torn or too short and that is why you are replacing it.

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White wire will be your neutral and black wire will be negative. View link of how to solder in order to replace the power cord. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-s...
  • White wire will be your neutral and black wire will be negative. View link of how to solder in order to replace the power cord. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-s...

  • Cut old wire out from the chip.

  • Then, bring new wire into housing.

  • Line up new wire with appropriate holes and solder to board.

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Conclusion

After soldering, let cool and then reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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