oldtreker
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Snug USB ports

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I have a Inspiron 4700 desktop. The USB front ports are extremely tight. Its not bad when hooking up a device but its very hard to unplug one. Its hard to grab the front ones, so I unplug with a needle nose pliers. It may seem like no big deal but replacing quality iPhone sync cords costs money. If I rub a little silicone on the connection will it cause problems?

thanks

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speedstep
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RE: Snug USB ports

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There is no such model inspiron 4700.  You have a DIMENSION 4700.

WD40 will short out the connection. WD40 is flammable and will catch fire during a spark from a contact.

TV tuner contact fluid wont hurt things.

http://www.radioshack.com/radioshack-control-contact-cleaner-and-lubricant/6400148.html

 

If you want lubrication use Spark plug dielectric grease.


 


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oldtreker
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RE: Snug USB ports

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I did have a senior moment

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speedstep
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RE: Snug USB ports

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There is no such model inspiron 4700.  You have a DIMENSION 4700.

WD40 will short out the connection. WD40 is flammable and will catch fire during a spark from a contact.

TV tuner contact fluid wont hurt things.

http://www.radioshack.com/radioshack-control-contact-cleaner-and-lubricant/6400148.html

 

If you want lubrication use Spark plug dielectric grease.


 


Report Unresolved Customer Service Issues
here

I do not work for Dell. I too am a user.

The forum is primarily user to user, with Dell employees moderating
Contact USA Technical Support






Get Support on Twitter @DellCaresPro

oldtreker
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RE: Snug USB ports

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Thanks for the info. I double checked it is a Inspiron desktop. I thought I was having a senior moment LOL

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speedstep
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oldtreker
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RE: Snug USB ports

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I did have a senior moment

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