iPhone 3G Repair

Second generation of iPhone. Model A1241 / 8 or 16 GB capacity / black or white plastic back. Repair is more straightforward than the first iPhone. requires screwdrivers, prying, and suction tools.

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phone got wet I replace battery and now it will not charge

What could be the problem my 3g iPhone got wet and i replace the battery and now the phone will not hold a charge and get hot

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there are some parts shorted inside the phone and/or the connector is shorted - open it, remove the battery and check the dock connector, logicboard and the other connections for some "white stuff" - clean it carefully with a soft paintbrush and rubbing alcohol - let it dry and then try to charge it again

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