replacement screen for light leaks on umbp

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by duk, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. duk macrumors regular

    Oct 9, 2008
    Has anyone had any luck getting a 9c84, 9c85 screen from a late 2008 unibody macbook pro with light leaks at bottom and side, replaced with the newer 9CA3 or 9CA4 screens from the 2009 models?
    Do the newer models have this issue as well?
    Thanks in advance.
  2. jpma macrumors 6502

    May 31, 2009
    no, you won't get the newer model screen.
    there's alot of parts left for 08 model.
  3. duk thread starter macrumors regular

    Oct 9, 2008
    So there is no point in replacing? odds are it will still have the same problem?
  4. Jottle macrumors 6502

    Oct 17, 2003
    Even the newers 9ca3 and a4 screens have the spotlights to a greater or lesser extent. It's an issue if you can spot them in everyday use. If you turn up your backlight all the way on a completely black desktop background, you can see them pretty well on most new mbp's. Some are better than others.

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