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The long-awaited refresh of the popular MacBook Air, featuring Intel's Core i5 processors, an updated Retina Display, and numerous other changes and updates. Released November 7th, 2018.

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Ghosting/ smearing of image.

I’m not sure if that’s the best description but it’s all I could think of. My screen starting kind of smearing the image and often times bouncing. I tried resetting nvram and smc and it didn’t work. I upgraded from Catalina to Big Sur and same issue. Any other things I could try?

under about this Mac mine says 2018 not late 2018 but that’s all I could choose when I looked it up. Probably the same model

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Ouch! Not good ;-{

Your internal display has failed! Sadly, the T-CON logic within it is failing. This is what controls the scan of the image to the LCD panel.

You’ll need a new unit MacBook Air 13" (Late 2018-Early 2020) Display Assembly and here’s the guide to replace it: MacBook Air 13” Retina Display Late 2018 Display Replacement

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MacBook Air 13" (Late 2018-Early 2020) Display Assembly

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%#*@ that sucks. Half of a new one with double storage space.

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Not as experienced with Mac repair and I’ve never seen anything exactly like this, I’ll follow this just to see what the issue ends up being.

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Sadly, I've seen it a few times.

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Too bad it’s not a known issue to happen more often. I just had my 2016 MacBook Pro fixed for free for a screen issue. ):

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I appreciate the info @danj - that's a shame how much of a bother it is and how wildly expensive it is to replace.

Also, respect to you and your expertise - I'm new here but have seen you popping up everywhere among the questions answered and guides. You're an inspiration.

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@sparkworx - Thanks!

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Carlos will be eternally grateful.
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