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    self-repairing MacBook Pro display?

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    self-repairing MacBook Pro display?
    My Macbook pro, 2.33ghz generation, is plauged with that buzzing sound that occurs when the laptop is at less than full brightness. According to various internet threads, the display inverter is faulty and apple acknowledges the problem, and recommends sending it into apple care. However, my laptop is out of warranty and I don't want to both pay apple money sending it in and be without it for a week just to fix a minor annoyance, so I was wondering if any one had any success at replacing the Macbook Pro display inverter. I am looking at buying this, and trying it myself-

    Laptop Replacement LCD Inverter for Apple MacBook Pro 15

    is this something worth trying? has anyone had any success with this?

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    self-repairing MacBook Pro display?
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    Replacing an inverter is akin to replacing the screen assembly since it has to be removed in the process. You might want to see what's involved before you attempt to do the job yourself.

    Take a look here. Find your model and what needs to be replaced. Go through the step by step process to get an idea of what's involved.

    Also read through this thread:

    How do i change a macbook 13" inverter board - Mac Forums

    Regards.

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    self-repairing MacBook Pro display?
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    I haven't done it on an Apple product, but generally, inverter replacements aren't terribly difficult, providing that you have a mechanical aptitude and have some experience with disassembling laptops. If this is your first go-around, however, I'd let the pros handle it. Apple products tend to be pretty tight, tolerance-wise, and so can be pretty difficult to work on.
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