Macbook pro audio jack problem

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by breatheasy, May 28, 2010.

  1. breatheasy macrumors member

    Mar 9, 2010
    This only happens occasionally, but sometimes when I have my speakers plugged into my 2010 macbook pro, the sound just dies. If I unplug the speakers the sound comes through the built in speakers, but the only way for me to get the jack to work again is by restarting my computer.

    Has anyone else experienced this? Is it a hardware or a software issue?
  2. sn0warmy macrumors 6502a


    Mar 26, 2009
    Denver, CO
    Next time it happens, blow into the headphone jack with compressed air. This same thing happened to me and it was because dust was doing something to the sensor in there. After blowing the plug out it worked just fine.

    Don't waste your time and energy calling Apple until you've tried this.

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