Blue line on 15" Macbook Pro

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by gfxl, Sep 1, 2012.

  1. gfxl macrumors newbie

    Nov 1, 2011
    I have an Early 2011 15" Macbook Pro with a Hi-Res Matte display. I've been getting this vertical blue line about an inch long on the display and it's really starting to bother me now. It used to come and go but it hasn't gone away in quite a while now. Sometimes the brightness of the line fluctuates but it always returns to the same blue color. Here's a photo to get an idea:


    Does anyone know what could cause this and if there's anyway to fix it?
  2. MagicBoy macrumors 68040


    May 28, 2006
    Manchester, UK
    Most likely a faulty display panel, possibly a damaged signal cable from the display to the logic board.
  3. gfxl thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 1, 2011
    So I guess I'm going to have to take it into a shop to get it fixed then?
  4. Dark Void macrumors 68030

    Dark Void

    Jun 1, 2011
    It would not hurt to take it in and see what they have to say.

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