iPhone 3G housing replacement sim problem

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by Zoticon, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. Zoticon macrumors newbie

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    Apr 13, 2012
    #1
    I recently changed the housing on my iphone 3g and the hole for the internal sim ejector component was not properly drilled out
    but i managed to push a screw through it and everything was good but recently the internal component got loose and i could hear it rattle inside the phone
    so i opened it up again and screwed it back down but since then it has been a slight bit elevated and when i put an empty sim tray, that goes in fine but with a sim it hits off the component and wont go into the slot, and if it does, it wont come back out until i use some force and dislodge the internal component.

    any ideas on how to fix it?
    or should i just get a new case?
     
  2. chargit macrumors 6502a

    chargit

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    Jan 17, 2010
    Location:
    Evansville, In
    #2
    unfortunately you bought an aftermarket back. they dont have the holes drilled. take it back apart and remove the motherboard and try it again. if no luck get a replacement but dont buy another cheap one. lots of sellers lie about their products being oem. just make sure the holes are predrilled and you will be fine.
     

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