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Dell Inspiron e1505 wont turn on

By thefugitive87
Sep 5, 2009
  1. hi my e1505 wont turn on when i press the power button, no light...no sound...nothing. Preceding this was an accident where orange juice was spilled on the bed where the e1505 was sitting but i think it only crept in where the cpu radiator vents are, so i opened it up thoroughly cleaned everything on the top and bottom of the mobo with rubbing alc and put it all back together and pushed power and no go. although its sounds like a mobo issue i have a sneaking suspicion its the tiny little board that holds the actual power button because in the past(before the orange juice) i would have this problem where it wouldn't do anything and that was eventually solved by pushing really really hard down on the power button, so i feel like it could be that the little power board's connections are weak or the power board itself is fried.

    any thoughts?
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 21,060   +169

    The power board or motherboard could be damaged or shorted by the orange juice or by static electricity... when you disassembled the laptop
     
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