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Yellow stripe down the screen.?

I have a acer aspire 1642 with a crystalBright screen.

In the left hand side of the screen a yellow stripe goes from top to the bottom of the screen. You can still see through but it distorts the colour. Its about 300mm wide.

When you squeese the plastic trim, (at the top) that surounds the screen the affected area goes sky blue. Again, you can see through it and it distorts the colour. However, when you loosen your grip it goes back to the annoying yellow.

Do you have an idea on whats wrong and how I can repair it?

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  • M Royds Dec 03, 2007

    Cheers Ron.



    Thanks for finding the time to deal with my problem. I would be gratefull for a copy of the Service Manual as I dont want to be taking of the wrong connecters.



    Once again thank you.



    M

  • M Royds Dec 03, 2007

    Thanks Ron,



    My email is theskysedge@gmail.com



    many thanks

  • twerk Feb 27, 2008

    sounds like i have the same problem... monitor is discoloured for a single band (3cm wide) from top to bottom of screen...



    just to the left of the camera... if i squeeze the trim lightly directly above the discoloured band it will turn back to normal...



    trying to open the trim as we speak... that chapter of disassembly would be a great help.



    email is six04ever@hotmail.com thanks in advance.

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And a good evening to you!
It is possible that you have a bad LCD assembly, or possibly the LCD cable connector is loose. The only way to find out is to remove the LCD assembly from the top cover so that you can access the connector. It is located behind the LCD screen.
If you want a copy of a service manual for the disassembly process, let me know and I'll see what I can do for you.
Ron-

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  • Ron Roske Dec 03, 2007

    Such a deal I got for you!
    Wasn't able to score a complete service manual for you, but can send you a copy of Chapter 3 (Disassembly procedures). That sounds like what you need, for now.
    If you would be so kind as to provide me with your email address, I'll get it on the way.
    Ron-

  • Ron Roske Dec 03, 2007

    OK! It's on the way...



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Hi, I too have the exact same problem with an Acer Aspire 1642 ... An 8cm vertical band of distortion on the right side of the screen, which goes away when you touch/squeeze the plastic rim at the top right corner. Unfortunately it is becoming more and more persistent lately.

Could someone email me Chapter 3 at cynicallygullible@yahoo.com. And also could someone report back on whether they where actually able to fix this problem. Don't wanna start disassembling anything without knowing I have a fighting chance of making it work.

Cheers

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I don't have the answer, I have the same problem. How do you comment around here? Could I also get a copy of Chapter 3? My email is elaineseery@hotmail.com.

Many thanks

Posted on Aug 04, 2010

  • cliodhna Aug 04, 2010

    Aha, here it is. I have the same problem. Could I also get a copy of Chapter 3? My email is elaineseery@hotmail.com.

    Many thanks


  • cliodhna Aug 04, 2010

    Now I'm commenting on my own comment. Yikes. Have I entered the Matrix or something?

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