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Macbook screen blackout

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MacBook Core Duo

MacBook Core Duo Inverter Replacement

MacBook Core Duo Inverter Replacement

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Screen would light up momentarily at startup and then backlight would go out

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Took a shortcut and just removed the monitor bezel , three screws, and the plastic cover over the inverter. Replaced the inverter, refitted the cable and closed it back up. Took less than 10 minutes.

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No need to take the whole machine apart, especially with a laptop this old. The risk off cosmetic blemishes was worth the shortened repair time (although I was able to do without any blemishes).

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Spudger

$3.99

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MacBook Display Inverter

$14.99

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MacBook (Core Duo/Core 2 Duo) Inverter Cable

$19.99

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