Display Problem on PB Ti G4

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by daveo123, Jan 12, 2005.

  1. daveo123 macrumors newbie

    Jan 12, 2005
    San Diego, CA
    Have a 15" Ti G4/667 Powerbook with a display problem. The backlight of the LCD will just go out randomly every few minutes. I can see the screen if I hold it up to the light so it appears as if the backlight is just going off. If I close the cover and let it sleep I can open it right back up and it will come on again for a while. But eventually it blinks out again. I noticed that it seems to stay on a little more reliably when connected to the power supply, but it still goes out. Not an energy setting problem either. Not an OS problem as I have been running Panther for several months with no problems.

    Anyone experienced this and know what the problem might be? Someone suggested a new battery but I'm not sure about that.

  2. Gokhan macrumors 6502a

    Oct 7, 2003

    sorry to say this sounds like your back light part is failing !

    i dont know what its called but look at www.macspares.com and they can help ?

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