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Original post by: Dan ,


Sadly your internal display is damaged. Its likely something heavy was placed on it or it got a good bang.

Basically, the LCD panel has microscopic metal oxide traces which go to the discreet pixel similar on how cloth is woven (X & Y lines) here the bottom edge lines got damaged where the connection to the logic takes place. When the edges come close together it will work for a while as you noted.

Here’s the needed guide to replace it [guide|133311]

iFixit is presently out of stock of the part, here’s one that’s available today [|13” MacBook Pro Display Assembly - Space Grey, Apple P/N 661-12829]