Acer laptop and it's power

By emmanp01
Jun 18, 2009
  1. Hi All,

    I have a ACER Aspire 5051 with no power.
    Changed the powersupply and tried it nothing doing. There is no power light lit up at all.
    Any idea what i might need to check.
    All the help will be appriciated.

  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    Hard to say. Lots of power jacks have broken away from the system board in those models... Not cheap to fix, as they require a special solder and soldering technique.
    If you remove the keyboard and bezel, you can generally quickly tell if the socket component is loose. Just tap it gently with a sounding rod or even a pencil.
    If under warranty, get it to Acer yesterday.
  3. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    It can also be a power switch module... but one would think the system would light up if the power adapter is plugged in.
  4. emmanp01

    emmanp01 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

    Thanks for the post raybay, You would know by any chance have any diagram or documents that will tell me how to remove the keyboard and bezel.

    Many thnanks
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