Broken cable what can I do

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by gvozden, Jun 11, 2015.

  1. gvozden macrumors newbie

    Jun 11, 2015
    Hi everyone,

    I was a bit stupid today. I got new rubber feet for MBP 2013 13" I have.
    Old ones fell of and left some glue and I was removing the glue when I scratched inside of it.

    It turns out in one of them I scratched cable for monitor since now it's not showing picture.
    It reacts to changing brightness but nothing else so I suppose I scratched a cable and I've uploaded some photos to show you.

    I've tried all software things like resetting PRAM, booting in safe more, I am afraid this is physical issue.

    Can I expect it can be replaced? How can I go about it?

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  2. T5BRICK macrumors G3


    Aug 3, 2006
    It looks more like you damaged the connector on the logic board to me.
  3. ApolloBoy macrumors 6502a


    Apr 16, 2015
    San Jose, CA
    That's one hell of a scratch. You'll either have to get the entire logic board replaced or find someone who can replace the LVDS connector.
  4. gvozden thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 11, 2015
    I bought a new one since official repair shop in Sofia, Bulgaria is 1 only so it takes them 5 biz days just to determine a damage

    Thanks for all help @Samuelsan2001 it's not retina, it's 13" mid 2012 Mac book pro 13"

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