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Audio jack on my case keeps cutting out.

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Well as the title implies the audio jack on my case just keeps cutting out, to get it to work I have to wriggle the end of my headphones cable to get it to work again but if I move the wrong way the sound cuts out again.

The audio and mic jacks on my case are in the worst possible place which is at a angle on the top front of the case. Which they have caused my cables all to become kinked.

Now my question is is it possible to fix the audio jack as my sound card doesn't have a headphone jack on it and I can't assign jacks on it to make it a headphone jack. Also my speakers don't have any form of headphone jack ether so it doesn't help my cause.

Any help would be appreciated thanks.

I don't know if I put this in the right section or not so sorry if I didn't.
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You positive its the jack itself, not whatever you're plugging into it or the connections behind it?

If so, sure, it can be fixed. Just pop it out, replace with a new one, solder the connections. Might wanna epoxy it to something stable to prevent it from getting ripped out or jiggled to death in the future
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You positive its the jack itself, not whatever you're plugging into it or the connections behind it?
If so, sure, it can be fixed. Just pop it out, replace with a new one, solder the connections. Might wanna epoxy it to something stable to prevent it from getting ripped out or jiggled to death in the future

Yea it's the jack itself. I know I could probably fix it but a few hours after posting this question I decided that I would buy a splitter for the speaker audio on my sound card as I'm finding it annoying having the cable to my headphones dangle under my right arm as the cable feels a bit heavy to me anyway.

I'm also considering getting a headphone amp but that's for another time though I could afford one now but I don't know anything about headphone amps.
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