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how to repair laptop sodimm ram pins?

This happened when I tried to install the ram. One of my ram pin got stuck deeper into the socket than the rest .I tried using tweezers it didn't work. I tried using tape to pull up the pins by putting it on the pins and removing but no luck. Can anyone suggest me a completely heat and electrical resistant tape or tweezers for pin repair? or a way to push the ram down cuz it works fine when under pressure .The laptop I use is Lenovo idea pad 320 15kb

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Have you tried cleaning it? It looks pretty dirty. You could try *gently* cleaning it with high percentage alcohol and cotton swab and then using something to pull it up. I've even used plastic toothpicks before (not that I recommend that). Also if you do clean it, make sure the alcohol is completely dry before powering on.

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Does the laptop work? 

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2 minutes ago, mr fobs said:

Have you tried cleaning it? It looks pretty dirty. You could try *gently* cleaning it with high percentage alcohol and cotton swab and then using something to pull it up. I've even used plastic toothpicks before (not that I recommend that). Also if you do clean it, make sure the alcohol is completely dry before powering on.

yes by hand and tissue. Ill try some of your  method too.its not dirty its the light reflecting

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1 minute ago, kelvinhall05 said:

Does the laptop work? 

yes I'm using it to reply you

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Just now, Dan4k said:

yes I'm using it to reply you

Then it's fine, ignore it. Those pins get pushed down anyway when you install the RAM. Clearly it's still making sufficient contact.

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1 minute ago, kelvinhall05 said:

Then it's fine, ignore it. Those pins get pushed down anyway when you install the RAM. Clearly it's still making sufficient contact.

no it isnt the ram isnt being detected by the system

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Just now, Dan4k said:

no it isnt the ram isnt being detected by the system

Does it show up in BIOS? Are you sure the stick itself is ok?

 

You should be able to pull that pin up with tweezers; it's designed to flex, so you should be able to flex it back into its original position. I also recommend cleaning all the pins with alcohol and a soft brush (toothbrush, maybe).

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The RAM slot seems corroded/etched in acid?

... but I'm no expert

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Just now, kelvinhall05 said:

Does it show up in BIOS? Are you sure the stick itself is ok?

 

You should be able to pull that pin up with tweezers; it's designed to flex, so you should be able to flex it back into its original position. I also recommend cleaning all the pins with alcohol and a soft brush (toothbrush, maybe).

no not in bios either stick works fine when pushed.

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Just now, Tan3l6 said:

The socket seems corroded/etched in acid?

no its the flash

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Just now, Dan4k said:

no not in bios either stick works fine when pushed.

Bend the pin back then. That's your only option.

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2 minutes ago, kelvinhall05 said:

Bend the pin back then. That's your only option.

tried doing it with tweezers no luck do you know any tweezers specific for laptop pins maybe mine weren't the ones

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1 minute ago, Dan4k said:

tried doing it with tweezers no luck do you know any tweezers specific for laptop pins maybe mine weren't the ones

There are none designed for that specific task. Just get some fine-tipped electronics tweezers.

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i use arch btw

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Just now, kelvinhall05 said:

There are none designed for that specific task. Just get some fine-tipped electronics tweezers.

yeah did get tweezers like that but they weren't the ones they couldn't hold the pin

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