Where to repair a MBP 2.2 video fail in LA

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by nxoxe, May 30, 2011.

  1. nxoxe macrumors newbie

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    I need help


    i have a MBP 2.2 santa rosa with video failure and a cousin of mine have it in LA
    im in Mexico and i need someone to help me with good place or address where i can take my MBP to be fix it. neear to LA please

    the MBP have the common video failure and need a reballing or something like that i dont know iuf that fix the problem forever but i get ideas thanks


    noe
     
  2. ergdegdeg Moderator emeritus

    ergdegdeg

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    Read up here. Just take it to one of the Apple stores in the area and they should fix it for free if it was bought less than 4 years ago.
     
  3. nxoxe thread starter macrumors newbie

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    even if i buy it from ebay and i got no paper:confused:
    cause my cousin went to genius bar in apple and someone told that not and other people tell her that she need to go another day
    thanks
     
  4. likegadgets macrumors 6502

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  5. silverf1re macrumors regular

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    If it is linked back to the known issue with the faulty GPU then Apple will replace it. They do this to avoid becoming collateral damage for using the defective part. If for what ever reason an apple employee give you a hard time, call apple and refer to the documentation saying they will repair issues related to the faulty GPU. Seems the corporate help line is more knowledgeable on most topics than the Apple store employees.
     
  6. nxoxe thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Ok thanks my cousin took the MBP to an apple genius and they fixed the MBP and say it wasnt th GPU but the bad thing was the CPU and they fixed the MBP without a cost...
    Im going to wait till i got the MBP cause she said it doesnt turn on with the charger (chinese one) but I told her to take it back to the genius in apple and test the MBP so we can be sure if is the charger or not cause i think to buying an battery...
     

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