Broken cable 1 iphone 3gs

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by klynnfarris, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. klynnfarris macrumors newbie

    Feb 25, 2012
    In an attempt to fix my digitizer, I seemed to have broken my LCD connector. (getting a white screen now but everything else seems to be working right such as i can hear when someone is texting or calling me) I'm worried that it might be the connection on the motherboard instead of Cable 1. Is there any way I can decipher between which might be broken? I was just going to order an entire new digitizer/screen/lcd assembly off of ebay for about thirty dollars, but If cable one isn't what is broken here I'd rather not spend the money.
  2. -aggie- macrumors P6


    Jun 19, 2009
    Where bunnies are welcome.
    If this is the same phone where you got water damage, IMO it has nothing to do with a ribbon breaking. It's probably your PCB. I don't know how much all this has cost you, but it might have been better just to pay the out of warranty cost for a new phone.

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