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Display Color Problem (Brown Color Becoming Yellow)

Greetings everyone,

I have serious problem with my lcd display, i never had this problem on El Capitan. but this problem come after i upgrade my MBPR to MacOS Sierra.

First of all, the problem start with flickering, more like dim flickering and its happen randomly. Then, when i untouched my macbook pro for 3 days, the problem is gone. The flickering is gone.

But now, the display color was horrible, its display yellow on brown color i think, i dont know what the name of this color problem *screenshot below

I've tried many way, like SMC & NVRAM reset (so many times), Run First Aid on disk utility, Update to latest macOS 10.12.2, Reinstall to OS X Yosemite from Internet Recovery, Calibrate color, still no luck.

The problem exist on another color profile too, even still exist on Safe Boot & Recovery Mode. The problem sometime gone but its just for 2-4 second and again its random, and then the color start messing again.

I don't have any external monitor, so i can't test it on external monitor, but when i screenshot on my MBPR and see the screenshot on my phone, the color looks very normal!

Is that a bug? or problem with my LCD? I tried to push and knock the screen with my finger and nothing happen

Anyone face this issues before and find the way to fix it? and also my warranty is out of date.

I searching this problem anywhere but can't find the same problem like me, so i decide to made the post here.

Its drive me crazy, Since i work as graphic designer and illustrator, this problem was a huge problem because color is so important for me.

Please Help Me..

Here the photos i took with my camera & Screenshot


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I will appreciate any of your reply,

ah, and sorry for my bad english.

Thank You Guys.

Best Regards

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I have seen this same problem many times before.

This is a bug in the graphics drivers in Mac OS Sierra.

I would suggest that you revert to El Captain.

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First i think it was bug from MacOS Sierra.

But as i mention before, i tried reinstall from internet recovery to OS X Yosemite. but the problem still exist on yosemite.


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Exactly the same problem! -

Was fine last night and i turned it on this morning and my colours are all over the place, have done SMC and NVRAM reset just like you. I have hooked up to an external monitor (Actually a TV) via HDMI and its showing everything is fine, also when i do system checks and first aid everything is coming back perfectly normal.

I have no idea what to do!

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