How do I take apart a Dell Inspiron 1000 in order to re-solder the jack plug? Thank you
I hope you understand that you’ll have to disassemble the whole laptop and remove the motherboard in order to fix the DC jack, right? You’ll need some computer repair and soldering skills.
If you are ready to go, here are step-by-step instructions for replacing DC jack in a Dell Inspiron 1000 laptop.
1. First of all, before you disassemble the laptop, make sure you have a brand new DC jack for your laptop.
I would recommend replacing the old jack with a new one, not just re-soldering it.
2. Get step-by-step Dell Inspiron 1000 disassembly instructions here. With these instructions you’ll be able to remove the motherboard.
3. Finally, read though this DC jack repair guide. It explains how to desolder the old DC jack and replace it with a new one.