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LCD/LVDS Replacement Reassembly Questions?Hi Team, Just getting started on replacing the LVDS cable on my MBP Late 2008 Unibody to correct what is probably a loose or ...
Answer to: screen acting up unless I touch the top left cornerHey All, I've been dealing with this issue for about a year now with my 15" MBP Late 2008 Unibody and think I might be able to help. There are two potential causes with this issue (well, three if you count a wonky LVDS cable connector on your logic board), but the two that are economical to fix are: 1) a broken/pinched LVDS cable, or 2) a broken connector/circuit on the LCD panel inside your display assembly itself. I was having this exact same issue with my display since January 2011, however I have no physical damage on my MBP (externally, at least). I found that when I was rendering in FCP or After Effects, the additional heat generated would expand some parts in the display assembly and wonkify my video signal, just like your picture shows. I could get the signal back if I pushed on the back of my display assembly, about half way between the top and bottom, and halfway between the apple logo and the side of the display. The problem would sometimes go away for a couple hours or days, but would always end u...