Sixth iteration of Apple iPhone, announced on September 12, 2012. Repair of this device is similar to the previous models, requiring screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 16, 32, or 64 GB / Black or White.

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L14 inductor broken on iPhone 5

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I have question for somebody with logic board experience. I have iPhone 5 with inductor L14 broken corner.

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Is the phone able to power up with this inductor broken like that or this is very crucial inductor?

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PP1v1_CPU. My guess would be no, you need him :)

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Badly, if you ask me.

@imimimobile you should join iFixit Pro.. Oh and be gentle with those iPhones.


Thank you very much. I will change it tomorrow and see if the phone start.


Hi @rany I don't think I am Pro level yet. I am getting better and better every day but still not there. Thanks


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+1 for @rany

I don't use the pro forum much, but lets just say you are much more knowledgeable than your think already. :)


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