Broken pin in audio jack

February 2017


Broken pin in audio jack




Issue


I have got an HP laptop. My headphone pin got stuck in the jack and its broken inside. How can i remove it by myself?

Solution


Here's what I did in a similar situation (speaker jack broke off inside). If you can't get it out with tweezers, heat up a thin nail with a lighter for about 30 sec. Use pliers to push it inside the stuck jack (inside should be plastic, so it melts and goes in). Then wait for a minute. It will cool and harden and you can pull out the pin and the broken jack with it.

Note


Solved by Suraj

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Published by aakai1056. Latest update on January 14, 2011 at 01:48 AM by aakai1056.
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