Backlight and iSight Dead, is it just cable or worse?

I just replaced the screen on my Macbook Pro a1226, but the backlight is dead. I can see the screen images with a flashlight and it works with an external monitor. Also, the iSight camera is dead and doesn't show up in the system profiler.

I'm guessing that I must have damaged the backlight/isight cable and will replace it. BUT, with the symptoms above, is there any chance it is: 1) the inverter; 2) the I/O board; or 3) the logic board?

Thanks so much!

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The flashlight test reveals a non-functioning inverter. With the iSight also out, I'd bet you have disconnected your cables. Why did you replace the screen?

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The lcd broke, so I replaced it. Turns out the one I got on ebay was broken too, so I replaced it again. Lots of opportunity for me to mess something up, but I think I did a good job reconnecting stuff. I'll check again, but any other ideas? Thanks.

by jpkjpkjpk

Hook it up to an external monitor to see if all your problems are isolated to the upper. I don't know which guide you used but I recommend this one, because I wrote it: MacBook Core 2 Duo LCD & Inverter A1181 (fast method) Replacement

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