Will I get a replacement phone for the "light leak" problem?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by duelingdragons, Mar 5, 2009.

  1. duelingdragons macrumors 65816

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    I've had my 3G since August or September... but its one of the ones with the "light leak" along the left side.. you know what I'm talking about.

    Should I just bring it to an Apple Store?
    If so, will they just tell me I'm SOL, or does it depend on the person I get?

    Thanks =)
     
  2. Theaser macrumors 6502

    Theaser

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    Just bring it to the Apple Store and just see, chances are you can get your iPhone replaced on the spot. Does it hurt trying?
     
  3. Kurt871 macrumors member

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    I've done the whole Genius Bar iPhone replacement schtick about half a dozen times now, and every single replacement unit I get has the same light leak issue to varying degrees. Even my roommate's iPod Touch does the same thing, so I'm thinking it's a manufacturing problem; chances are even your replacement is going to do the same thing.

    Kurt
     
  4. TheSpaz macrumors 604

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    I used to think that until I got one with no light leak. The problem was, the plastic was no longer flush with the metal bezel and I had to return that iPhone. My new iPhone has a hint of light leak but, I never see it because it's not enough to notice.
     

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