Dead or Stuck pixels ?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by kokopysk, Mar 14, 2017.

  1. kokopysk macrumors newbie


    Mar 14, 2017
    i have a problem with my macbook air 13 2015. There are several brighter pixels in the middle of display, especially around the apple logo. Do you think that i can demand repair or replace at seller ? What do you think about that.
  2. Johnny365 macrumors 6502a


    Nov 30, 2015
    Those are usually caused by pressure from outside the case. Take a picture of the lid and see if there are any depressions/dents in the casing.
  3. kokopysk thread starter macrumors newbie


    Mar 14, 2017
    I don't have any defect on the top. Only defect i have i on to left side under the keyboard. It appeared after 1 day of using like 1 and half year ago, idk how. But its on the left side and the pixels are fu**ed in the middle :D
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  4. DeltaMac macrumors G3


    Jul 30, 2003
    If you are referring to the blurry, light area - roughly the outline of the Apple icon on the lid - that's what you have.
    It's pressure damage, probably the result of something heavy laying on top of your closed MBAir.
    Pressure on the lid won't always leave evidence of that pressure on the outside of the lid, but the display panel is more fragile than the lid.
    You can try "demanding a repair or replace", if you have AppleCare extended warranty.
    You're somewhere in EU, I guess? You may have up to 2 years, I understand.
    So, try your Apple store. It's likely you have accidental damage, so not likely it would be a warranty repair.

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