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The second generation of the iPad with Wi-Fi, GSM and CDMA models. Some models were refreshed before the iPad 3. Repair is difficult and requires heat and prying. Released on March 11th, 2011. Model numbers: A1395, A1396, and A1397.

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Gray lines through the middle of the iPad screen.

This happened 3 times actually, I dropped it by accident and when I pick it up, colored lines appear through the screen. I took it to the apple store and this guy at the genius bar bent the corners of the screen and fixed it.

The 2nd time, the same thing happened but then the lines were gray instead of colored, I got it fixed at the apple store but they warned me that I have to be extra careful with it or it may break again.

And the 3rd time it broke, I bent the corners of the screen and I banged it into the wall lightly and it seemed to work again, when I left it overnight however, the same problem exists.

How do I fix this and what is happening?

EDIT: By bending the corners of the iPad again, the color was changing and suddenly the screen was back to normal. But I'm scared it might happen again.

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Please don't listen to Yo mama. Your LCD is broken. Replace it.

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@yo_mama1 i am actually begging for your pardon and why is this still up, this could be dangerous

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This sarken201@gmail.com. I have gray and white lines from one side to the on my iPad screen. Need it fixed

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Flip the iPad over and give her a good slap on the backside. Fixes most LCD problems.

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That did work but the iPad is not permanently fixed, it is less durable then it used to be, before I could drop it 6 feet and it will still be working fine only with a small dent.

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@128k, " before I could drop it 6 feet" why would you?

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@oldturkey03 this solves the problem! I find that dropping your device into a swimming pool or large body of water fixes it immediately.

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it sounds very much the the connector cable that sits between the LCD and the logic board is working its way loose, it has a metal band on it that is supposed to secure the connection, but impacts can dislodge the clip meaning that the connections can come loose. As seen on step 29 to 34 of this guide.

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Giving it a single firm pat on the back worked for me. Thanks for this advice.

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But nobody says WHY IT HAPPENS !!!- I know how to fix but want to know why so I can prevent it from happening again,

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128k will be eternally grateful.
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