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Can I fix a tiny crack in MacBook screen with a windshield repair kit?

Hello!

I have recently gotten my MacBook Pro's Retina screen replaced because of two microcracks (dents not larger than 1 mm) in the glass, however, after only 2 months I got a very similar dent AGAIN!

Unfortunately now my insurance has run out and I would never get it done again for the original price (708 euros), so I am interested to see how I can fix this myself. I simply can't believe there is no way to solve this issue since the dent is extremely small (like the tip of a needle touched the screen really). I have read about people using windshield repair kits with resin or even LOCA glue to fill the dent, but I'm a bit scared to just try it out since I haven't come across someone that had the exact same issue as me.

Would love to hear any advice! (And yes, I'm buying a protective film for my screen in any case :))

Kind regards,

Anne

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Unfortunately it is unlikely you will be able to repair this with that kit, it would need the screen replacing.

If you are talking about the coloured speck/dent which appears on the screen, this definitely will not be sorted. Same if it is a mark on the backlight (white speck on white screen).

Maybe someone will be able to say otherwise from experience, but if it is either of the above scenarios, the kit will definitely not sort this out.

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Hey Reece, thanks for your answer! It is indeed a colored speck that changes color based on the angle you look at it... What is this precisely? It seems like people with cracks don't have such color issues

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It is a chip in the glass most likely, never looked into what exactly it is, but I do see a lot of the older 2012 and 2013 MacBook Retina's with these chips.

It's either a chip in the glass, anti reflective coating or maybe a chip which has gone down a couple of layers into the screen

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