Ibook Screen issue.

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by Hsean, Nov 19, 2008.

  1. Hsean
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    So I turn my Ibook on sometimes it runs but the screen stays off but other times it starts fine but this happens after abit, can anyone tell me why? heres a picture.
     

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  2. Hsean
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    if your tapping it and it happens then its obviously some sort of loose connection
     
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    back video on logic board. You need to solder the chip. Happens because the ibook's logic board "flexes" after carrying around after time.
     
  5. Hsean
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    Thanks for the help, how far is that inskide this thing? and where abouts is it located
     
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    Go to xlr8yourmac.com and check around for the ibook video chip problem.
     
  7. Hsean
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    K thanks, also The middle screw is striped and wont come out, What should I do?
     
  8. Hsean
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    I got it out, I think I located the thing, it has yellow on it, I saw a heat gun would fix this and what not, I have to take this yellow stuff off'
     

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