[BNM] Local place to fix a Lenovo Thinkpad?

Ian Land ian.m.land at gmail.com
Wed Nov 17 10:47:48 GMT 2021

The power socket might have loosened on the board. This happened to my
wife's Lenovo MiiX a few months ago. I got it open and resoldered the
socket, and that fixed it. It's a 5 minute job if you can get the
machine open and get access to the board.


On Wed, 17 Nov 2021 at 10:42, Paul Silver <paul at paulsilver.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi, I've got a Lenovo Thinkpad that's gone wrong, I think it's a problem
> with the power socket - it won't charge, and doesn't run when plugged into
> power.
> Does anyone know a person or firm in the Worthing-Brighton area I can get
> to take a look at it? I'd rather not replace it if it's economically viable
> to fix it.
> Or, if anyone's got any advice on what to try to fix it, I'd love to hear
> that too. Here's what I've tried:
>  - Replaced power brick and cable
>  - Removed both batteries and tried it just on power and just on normal
> battery
>  - Did the hold down the power button (for varying lengths of time) to
> flush something and it made no difference
> Thanks
> Paul
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