Mid 2006 / model number A1181 / black or white case / 1.83 or 2.0 GHz Intel Core Duo processor.

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Why is my display blank?

I have a Macbook Core Duo. When I open my laptop I can just barely see the screen almost like when you turn the brightness down. My friend says he had "repaired" the cable but it has not worked. Neither of us can remember the name of this cable.

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If you can see the desktop the most likely cause for a dim screen is a failed inverter or inverter cable. Here's a quick way to get a peek at it: MacBook Core 2 Duo LCD & Inverter A1181 (fast method) Replacement

To make sure we get you to the correct guide and part, please give us the last three figures of your serial number (located in the battery compartment. Thanks

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Hey thanks for replying! The last three figures of the serial No. are YA4.


Apple MacBook "Core 2 Duo" 2.16 13" (Black) Specs

Identifiers: Mid-2007 - MB063LL/A - MacBook2,1 - A1181 - 2139

This guide may also help: MacBook Core Duo Inverter Cable Replacement

Here's the correct part: MacBook Display Inverter


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