Released on September 19, 2014, this 4.7" screen iPhone is the smaller version of the iPhone 6 Plus.

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The front panel assembly cables are overheating after a repair

After completing a repair i was reassembling a repair, and once it was put back together the front pannel cable areas became very hot. What is the cause of this and how can i stop it?

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If you can feel excess heat, then something is shorting or pulling excessive current. Take the screen off, inspect the connectors, inspect the small parts in the screen assembly and re-assemble. You may have a faulty replacement screen or incorrectly mated the connectors.

If you notice anything odd, then report back with more details and we will be happy to help.

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This usually is a result of a short in the FFC flex caused by using metal tweezers.

When I am elected king...I will ban people from using metal tools on electronics.

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@joshw now I'm in trouble... ;>)

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