Many issues with my iPhone (buzzing noise, rattle)

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by Lucbert, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. Lucbert macrumors regular


    Dec 8, 2008
    I am experiencing many issues with my iPhone 3GS
    1st: My iPhone makes a very loud rattling noise when I shake it up and down (for facebook)
    2nd: It can hear a buzzing noise when I am making a call. The noise sounds like the typical GSM noise that you hear when using a cellphone close to a speaker but in my case I am not anywhere near a speaker. i can clearly hear it when I'm on a call.
    3rd: The iPhone makes a whining noise when the screen is on. The sound goes away when the screen is off. The noise can only be heard when it is really quite or when I am holding the phone up to my ear.
    4rd: There is a clicking noise coming out of the phone when it is on. The noise is not loud but can be hear when holding the phone up to the ear (for a call)

    Does this warrant a replacement?
    I already had my phone replaced twice, 1st phone didn't work at all and 2nd phone had battery issues (could not hold a charge).
    Can I get a brand new one as I am really tired of the **** quality the refurb ones have?
    I bought the extra Apple-Care.
  2. boston44 macrumors 6502

    May 8, 2009
    I would go to the store and be polite, but affirmative in asking for a sealed phone. Usually they treat those who buy the extra plan better.

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