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Heat damage Parts of my screen have turned black after sitting in shaded part of car, but it was very hot with windows rolled up.

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This is not a good indication. Led screens are especially sensitive to heat. You may have damaged the led panel. If so, it will have to be replaced.

Posted on Oct 23, 2013

  • ChuckyMo Oct 23, 2013

    If you have to replace it, try Ebay, I have seen them there.

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