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Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

iBook - Clamshell charging problems!


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well i have a graphite iBook Clamshell and when i plug the charger in i have to wiggle the plug around and have it in a PERFECT little position for it to charge, its had the problem for a while and its getting pretty annoying, if anyone has had this problem or knows how to fix it(or even make it a little easier)if you could let me know that would be awesome.
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i think you need to change the dc in board. This is the board in your computer that the charger plugs into. Here's how you do it: Installing iBook G3 Clamshell DC-In Board - iFixit. Also, that site sells the dc boards. Hope I was of some help.

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thanks for the link, I might try cracking it open and see if maybe something is loose, i dont think i would want to buy anything
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