Screen appears with grey/black bars across it that come & go.

My laptop was dropped over a year ago and had been working fine until a few months ago. The front left corner (when sat closed on a desk, facing you) was dented but everything worked fine. However, now there are sometimes grey or black horizontal lines that appear on the screen (each about 2inches thick). For a while I could wiggle the screen and the lines would clear but now here is a dark black line along the bottom quarter that won't budge. I have taken a screen grab and the image doesn't have the line so it is just a display issue. I am guessing there is a connection issue but don't know for sure. Help please!!


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Loose or broken LSVD Cable.

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Thank you, as I live in Uganda, how would you suggest I go about getting it fixed or replaced?


I'd have a look at the How To's on iFixIt. You can find stuff about the cable under screen replacement. Not sure if there's Apple Stores there or not but it might be considered vintage and obsolete, so if there is they may turn you away.


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