Thread: iBook G3 not booting
06-10-2008, 11:54 AM #1
iBook G3 not booting
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- Jun 10, 2008
Heres my other thread about the other laptop i was given...
It is a 12' iBook G3 600Mhz.
When I try to start it, I can hear the chimes but the screen stays black. If i tilt the screen back and forth sometimes it will show solid gray.
I opened it up to see if I could notice anything unusual, and notice that 2 wires from the inverter cable have snapped off right before they go into the connector. Could this be causing my problem?? I am assuming it is, and I attempted to fix it with my amateur soldering skills, but no joy.
Would purchasing a new inverter cable solve this issue?? Or could this be an issue with the GPU separating from the logic board?
06-10-2008, 07:28 PM #2
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- Jan 12, 2008
- Leicester, England
- MacBook, iPod Classic, 8GB 3G iPhone, Time Capsule
If there are two snapped cables and wiggling effects it it sounds like a new cable should fix the problem...
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