A1708/EMC 3164 — Released June 2017, this entry-level MacBook Pro retains its traditional function keys (as opposed to the OLED Touch Bar).

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Do I need to replace the display?

Hello , before a month my jack caught betweeen my screen and a little crack happened.Since then my display has some horizontal lines in some points.If i push a little bit the spot they disappear , that is what i did yesterday but the result was not only they didnt disappear but now there i aslo a flickering line at the bottom .I dont have applecare .Only the 1year guarantee.Please help my i am very desperate i dont have the money to buy a new screen, anything temporary could help. thanks in advance.Here a phot of the flickering bottom

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You'll need a new screen, no other solution I'm afraid. Pushing on it will sometimes temporarily make lines appear/disappear, this is just due to how the LCDs are made, and you won't be able to permanently fix it by putting pressure on it

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how much will it cost could you send me a link? also if I keep the screen till summer a) will it affect the rest mac b) will the prices fall ?

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https://www.ebay.com/itm/Grey-Retina-LCD...

will this one do? also do i have to pay onport charges , i live to greece

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A1706 and A1708 assemblies are different; they work but the hinge ribbons which go over the hinge plastic are different (won't screw into the other model), so I would recommend checking which one they are selling.

Prices will probably not drop anytime soon looking at the rising prices of other assemblies due to Apple cutting down on this. I would recommend getting one from Aliexpress, a lot cheaper

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Can you point one for me from aliexpress ? also is there any chance this problem to affect my mac? thanks for your help @reecee

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