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Old 05-16-2019, 04:45 PM   #13
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Default Re: Alienware 18 LA-9332P 3V, 5V short

Originally Posted by ktmmotocross View Post
there are too many shorts. did u remove pu100 and check?
Yes, PU100 was removed in post#1, however the shorts remained.

Originally Posted by khaahk View Post
Use lab PSU to find shorts in +3VALW and +3VS, the same with +5VALW and +5VS rails. It is most likely not an easy job - probably need to replace many components (maybe too many). If successful then replace PU100 and PU200, measure mosfets - change if needed, check ram chip for short.
I have been looking for a donor board for parts but from what both of you are saying, mine will be better off being the donor board instead, if I can find another AW 18 board to repair.
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