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A1708 / EMC 2978 — Released October 2016, this entry-level MacBook Pro retains its traditional function keys (as opposed to the OLED Touch Bar). The function key version packs an Intel Core i5 and two Thunderbolt 3 ports.

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Backlight only works at certain angle

My computed had a liquid damaged and I took it immediately to a repair shop and they cleaned the motherboard and it didn't had any rust or liquid damage. But now the backlight only works when the lid is open at less than 45 degrees. If i fully open the screen the backlight turns off.

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Well you’ll need to replace the display assembly. Sadly because you had liquid damage Apple won’t service this system. If you hadn’t you might have gotten it fixed under warranty.

This is a known issue with the 2016 models many people got it replaced under the first year warranty as well as the extended AppleCare + warranty. Some folks who did not have coverage have been able to get it fixed under a warranty exception.

OK can’t cry over spilled milk.

Here’s the guide you’ll need to follow: MacBook Pro 13" Touch Bar 2016 & 2017 Display Replacement while this is for the touch bar models it’s the same for the function key model as well. And here’s the needed part: MacBook Pro 13" Retina (Late 2016-2017) Display Assembly

MacBook Pro 13" Retina (Late 2016-2017) Display Assembly Image

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MacBook Pro 13" Retina (Late 2016-2017) Display Assembly

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Thank you very much for your answer

It’s so sad to have this problem right after the liquid damage.

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