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SideKick Needs Repair

My Screens Backlight Wont Come On What Do I Do?

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  • Anonymous Nov 02, 2007

    backlite wont turn on

  • Ghozt Mar 28, 2008

    When i try to charge my sidekick it does not do anything. It will not even turn on!!

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The sidekick 3 has an issue with thte charging port. If you have a friend with a sidekick 3 or sidekick ID, try one of their batteries. If your unit powers on, the charging port has gone bad.

the repair for a charginf port runs about 80-100 dollars. A cheaper work around is to get a charging cradle that has a spare battery charger slot. They run about 30 dollars on ebay and it will allow you to charge the bettery seperate from the phone.

Check out the following link for cradles.

http://repairmysidekick.org/SideKick-Repair-Parts/Sidekick-3-Spare-Battery-Charger

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Change the flex cable the flex cable is the silver thing you see when you fold the screen half way

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