PowerBook and Water Spills... Good combination?

SpaceMagic

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Oct 26, 2003
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Hey all,

I was wondering if there was any possible way to repair a TiBook which has had water spilled on it. It no longer turns on or anything.

I just want to know... what is the most likely problem? I'm thinking maybe a few capacitors blown on the Powerboard? and nothing else wrong? I really don't know.

Anyone at all with experience of water and a powerbook?
 

CaptainCaveMann

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Oct 5, 2004
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SpaceMagic said:
Hey all,

I was wondering if there was any possible way to repair a TiBook which has had water spilled on it. It no longer turns on or anything.

I just want to know... what is the most likely problem? I'm thinking maybe a few capacitors blown on the Powerboard? and nothing else wrong? I really don't know.

Anyone at all with experience of water and a powerbook?
Bad combination. Im glad i bought that super duper water protectant spray for my ibook. Since now whenever i spill water on it(which is quite frequently) i can rest assured. Because the water simply beeds up and rolls off. Leaving my ibook running like a champ. Im actually thinking of writing a review on it once i test it out in the bath tub. :rolleyes: :D
 

varmit

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Aug 5, 2003
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When you spill water on it, its not destroyed, or damaged if you don't have it on or turn it on while its wet. If you give it time to dry, all is ok. Otherwise, you need to have the Logic board, and maybe other parts replaced, and it will cost you since its water damage. Apple is not responsible for you clumsiness.
 

rainman::|:|

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Feb 2, 2002
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yeah, your chance of a miracle is diminished if you don't let it dry out fully before plugging it back in... Water alone often won't damage electronics, unless they have electricity running through them. How long has it been drying? how many times have you tried to start it?
 

JzzTrump22

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Apr 13, 2004
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If you tried turning it on with water still in it, then thats probably the end of the notebook. You have to turn it upside down and let it dry for a few days, longer the better.
 
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