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Water damage Hi there, I have a NEW sony ericsson W585 mobile phone which had a tiny amount of water drip on it (from drink bottle)...now i am told it's worthless & I have to buy a new phone as i am locked into a 24 month contract & am only into the 2nd month...so for the next 22 months, will be paying off a phone I can't use....I have tried to dry it slowly, haven't switched it on till dryed out...did all the right things..screen works, but some of the bottons don't respond on both the slide out section & the to section..but some do work! the people at 3 mobile said it had water on the "Mother board" & wasn't worth fixing. Is this true? Can you tell me if i can in any way fix it myself...if not, is it possible to replace the whole mother board & is there an approximate price for this? ..

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Did you take insurance out on the phone? If so they should replace the phone with a new 1 even if it water damage.

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