The screen was cutting in and out
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People have the sense of sight because there is a connection between the eyes and the brain. Similarly, a computer can display content if there is a connection between the display and the logic board. Don't let your computer remain blind. Replace your Display Data Cable, the main communication cable between the MacBook's logic board and LCD
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Vertical lines on display
It was straight forward. Your guide is accurate. The most difficult part was getting started.
I used plastic snack bags (zip lock) to keep track of the small parts. As I performed each step the screws, etc., went into a bag that I labeled with the step number. I also made not . . .
The display began to flicker when using the MacBook on my lap. Gradually it reached the point where the display would only be on at a 75 degree angle or less.
I used the iFixit guide to disassemble the laptop, and at the hinge area discovered raw wire exposed in a cable.
Confident this was an . . .
My early 2009 MacBook was having an issue where the screen would flicker and sometimes cut out when tilted at certain angles. It was rather annoying. I knew it could only be a few things, so I started with the ribbon cable. Granted, the problem is not yet fixed, but at least now I know 100% what is . . .
gray and pink vertical lines in the display of may macbook.
follow the step by step instructions. it took about 4 hrs. so far so good. no more lines.
I placed the screws in small zip lock bags and labeled with the step number to keep them straight. be prepared for this to take 3 to 4 hours. take your . . .
Original display cable wore out over time, so the display would go blank if you open it too far.
Repair went ok, it did take longer than I expected.
Everything worked when I was done.
Remember how the original cable was routed around the hinge, and how the microphone cable attaches to the display cab . . .
The display on my trusty 2007 Macbook started to flicker in a way that was very sensitive to the position of the screen, and could be improved by lightly squeezing the surround at the bottom left of the display. Apparently a bad connection.
First I used the ifixit guide to disembowel the MacBook, hop . . .
Went great as far as the repair should go. The screen still does not work, but that is not the fault of the equipment that IFixIt sold to me or the instructions. That's all great. There is something else wrong with other hardware, but this is certainly a cheap way to try out opt . . .
Display went dark. Diagnosed problem to a display backlight inverter or data cable.
Ifixit help guides allowed me to try an initial repair by switching parts from another MacBook that had died years ago. That operation was not successful, but based on my comfort with Ifixit's help guides, and the r . . .