New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

MacBook - Screen Problems


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
gibsonsg2112

 
Member Since: Oct 25, 2009
Posts: 1
gibsonsg2112 is on a distinguished road

gibsonsg2112 is offline
Hey I tried searching but couldn't find anyone with a similar problem. Over the summer my LCD had cracked on my 13.3 Gen 1 Macbook. I ordered a Samsung replacement off of eBay, followed directions I had found on the internet. Replacement went well and I had tested out the computer and everything had worked perfectly fine for the next month or so. I noticed one day that as I was opening the macbook up it would flicker. I would move the screen back and forth and the signal would go in and out depending on where it was. It got worse as the days went on and now it doesnt work at all. I had thought I may have screwed up the inverter but I replaced it to no avail. I also ordered a new LCD to no avail assuming the blacklight may have blown. Thoughts on whats wrong? Wires? Also, Im getting tired of spending money on only trying to figure out the problem, if it comes to this where should I send it to get fixed? I don't feel like paying $750 to Apple for something that can be done for way way less.
QUOTE Thanks
ImageX

 
ImageX's Avatar
 
Member Since: Aug 17, 2009
Location: East Bay, CA
Posts: 440
ImageX will become famous soon enough
Mac Specs: 17" MBP C2D 2.8 4GB OS X 10.8 | iPhone 5

ImageX is offline
Since you said it flickered when you moved it and only in a certain position and now it doesn't work at all, I would guess a wire or connection was worn loose or wasn't put back in place properly and now is broken. Might want to open it up and check all wires and connections if you haven't yet. Good luck.

"The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese."

Remember to use the Reputation System!
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Itunes Back Up | macbook battery dies when it's not supposed too??? »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
MAC G5 interface with dell screen - please help!!!! Intravenusdemil OS X - Operating System 2 09-13-2009 06:44 AM
New MBP 15.4 inch screen problems agibson Apple Notebooks 3 07-07-2009 08:48 PM
problems w/ screen lizdalton Apple Desktops 2 05-22-2009 05:39 PM
Question about Screen Mirroring/Spanning markwco OS X - Operating System 0 05-16-2008 04:07 PM
iPod Touch Screen problems Tra3boogie iPod Hardware and Accessories 2 02-11-2008 11:32 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:26 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?