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A1706 / EMC 3071—Released in November 2016, this 13" Macbook Pro introduces the OLED Touch Bar. Features a dual-core "Skylake" Intel Core i5 CPU and four Thunderbolt 3 ports.

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My screen blacks out when opening about 45 degrees angle

My 2016 MacBook Pro 13 inch screen shuts off after opening the lid. If I only raise it about 45 degrees it stays on.

Once it reaches 50-90 degrees depending on how slowly I raise it - the screen goes black.

But connecting via hdmi to a separate screen everything still works but display on laptop is black. Obviously a switch in the hinge is bad? Can I fix this myself?

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It looks like it is a well-known problem for the model you have.

Luckily it looks like Apple are offering free repairs for just this problem due to it being a design flaw.

If I have understood everything right, you should be able to contact Apple to get it repaired for free. :D

Hope this is the case and good luck! :D

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