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macpro5

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Sep 1, 2022
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I’m having an issue with a 2017 MacBook Pro 13”. It tries to boot, but there is no display image . It isn’t flexgate, because there is still backlight, but no screen output. It goes in a cycle of bright backlight, dim, then black again. I was able to boot into recovery mode a few days ago on an external display, but the trackpad didn’t work, I think because the display wasn’t fully open. Is there any way to fix it? I am fairly experienced in electronic and computer repair, but I’ve never seen anything like this? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
 

macpro5

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Sep 1, 2022
21
11
After a few minutes of diagnosing, I am fairly sure one of the CD3215 USB-C controllers is bad. Does anyone know who could repair this for a reasonable cost? The cheapest I’ve found is $250.
 
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