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Display Cable on the a Retina Display

I have a situation where my Mac Book powers up (I can here it chime) but nothing displays. I've tried all the tricks to reset the computer but nothing. The external display doesn't work either. I am pretty sure the problem is to do with damage on what I think is called the LCD connector. The connector coming from the display has some damaged pins.

I see you can buy the complete new assembly:

MacBook Pro 15" Retina (Mid 2012/Early 2013) Display Assembly

What I really want is just the cable (it's the pin on the left side of the image in the above link that I think is the problem). Can you buy this part separately and replace it on a display or are you left with having the expense of replacing the entire display.

Thought I'd ask this here ... seeing that there is lots of good answers on this site!

Thanks.

MacBook Pro 15" Retina (Mid 2012/Early 2013) Display Assembly Image
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Does an external monitor work here? If not you likely have a deeper issue.

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No - external monitor does not work.

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Does this connector have anything to do with the External Display Function?

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No, you have a logic board failure. Follow Mayer's URL as your system had a recall.

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First take it in and have the logic board tested at an ASP for this recall program:

https://www.apple.com/support/macbookpro...

ignore the check your coverage link!

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Thanks - It fits into the category. Unfortunately they have to run video test to verify. Because the display pin is busted AND the external video doesn't work they can't run the test. Because they can't run the test they can't submit it to Apple for qualification on the recall. Thats the story I got anyway :)

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If an external display does not work, it has nothing to do with the pins. How did they get damaged?

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hi i would first just try and straighten the pins if u have little needle an just look for the damged pins they mite just be bent and just try and straighting them.. it could save u money

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