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Screen not working

This is actually for a Sidekick 3, but it is brand new off of ebay. The screen worked for one day and now is blank. It is for my son and I was hoping that it is something simple that was turned on or off.

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Lisa-

I am sorry to hear that the new sidekick 3 is not working for your son.

Is the screen white, blank, or just hard to see?

If white, then the flex cable needs to be reseated.

How to fix a blank white Screen on a Sidekick

If dark blank, then reseat the lcd assy itself and see if it works

Reseat the Sidekick 3 LCD Screen

If hard to see the screen, then the backlight is dead. A new screen is needed for that.

Replace the Sidekick 3 LCD Screen

I hope that helps

Feel free to contact me if you have questions

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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