Revamped version of the iPhone 3G with faster processing speeds. Repair of this device is similar to the 3G, and requires simple screwdrivers and prying tools. Model A1303 / 16 or 32 GB capacity / black or white plastic back.

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Fix Flex cable # 7 connector

I washed my Iph 3gs 16gb. I've replaced the battery, the LCD and the antennae assembly. Unfortunately taken it apart an re-assembling the 'motherboard' #7 connector is no longer connecting the #7 flex cable. Do you know of a fix for this or how much to repair? Thank you

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i am in the same boat! my male end for #7 (on the logic board) is all buggered up. is there a bypass soldering option?

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Sometimes if the damage isn't bad you can tweak it so that it still snaps in. Not always the case though. Best bet is to remove and replace. I've done a few for people, but when it isn't bad I can just bend it back for them. Post pics if you can?

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If you messed up the connector on the board, it can be desoldered and a new one soldered back on. You're going to need a microscope, a very thin tipped iron, and some patience though. That general area is fragile and if one of the inductors get knocked off, you could lose your reception.

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