replaced battery (now good) and glass, but display is very, very faint

Using your tools and components, I replaced the battery of our 2g iPod Touch. I broke the glass during disassembly, and replaced that with a fixit kit as well. After charging the device it powers on, but the brightness level of the display is "just above black." I could navigate to the brightness settings panel, and played with the settings (auto off, max brightness), but they had no effect.

did I make a mistake while re-assembling the components? It was working fine before the battery died (well over a year ago, granted).


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lkv7, check your board and connectors for corrosion, as well as other damage. The way you describe the error, it does appear as bad backlight. Could be a bad LCD or a logic board issue.

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