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after screen replacement only the Mac start up screen?

I just finished replacing the screen and one clutch hinge on my macbook. It is a 2.4 ghz Penryn 13", core duo. It took a significant spill which brought about the repairs. It came to life normally with the broken screen enough that I could get some data off of it. Now after the repair I just get the Mac grey start up screen. Any ideas

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If you didn't clean corrosion or residue after the "significant spill" there could be damage to the display data cable and / or the inverter. Try connecting to an external monitor. If there's no video there it would point to logic board/VGC (VPU) damage. If it works run the AHT and see what it finds.

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