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Acer aspire 7736 shuts off when tapped on the left hand side

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This is a funny one i hope someone cauld help me with as im stummped now

I got a aspire 7736 and when i turn it on then just lightly tap the left hand side above the usb and mic / speaker ports it will just shut off the whole thing even if i am on the battery power

I have taken it apart 2 times the 2nd time i re soldered the usb contacts just in case they were causing the problem but when i put it together again it seemed ok at first then later that day it was back to the same

i need to tap it or put pressure on that area as well sometimes to swith it back on ??
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post #2 of 5
Might be a loose wire dangling inside or a slightly more severe problem with the motherboard. If you have warranty, best go ahead and use it. Otherwise have a look inside - remove the screws and examine the corner in question.
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i have had it apart twice and am going to take it apart again today

I have a fealing it could be a screw hitting the PCB board so am going to leave a few out to see

Cheers for the input
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post #4 of 5
Yep sounds like some kind of shorting,
or a motherboard issue, Are you sure when you did the usb ports it was ok? and also did you put all the screws back in the right holes? a piece of wire or soemthing could have fallen in sometime aswell.
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post #5 of 5
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yeah i checked everything
It is weird if you tap the left hand side when all back together it will just die then when it is turned back on and you tap it again it dies and sometime when you go to switch back on it wont untill you tap or put pressure on that area
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