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#1 a1m2x5

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Posted 20 September 2014 - 09:32 AM

Hello,

 

Anyone know the diagnosis of this sound?, the pcb contacts look like they are heat discolored?

 

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Posted 20 September 2014 - 04:28 PM

Welcome,

discoloration is usually a sign of overheating. Overheating usually means that something has been cooked. Cooked computer components usually don't work well after that. I'd think in terms of replacement for the pcb and a serious look at what is connected to it. I'm thinking that a short caused the overheating and that the component is the cause but both will need replacement to solve the problem.

The sounds was interesting but I can't say that it was a great help. If it is the sound of something shorting then continuing to do it will only result in more damage.

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