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Horizontal lines with slight flickering, no picture unless you hold think pad a certain way? This is a refurbished machine, do I need a new battery? could this be the problem?

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I user a T30 myself, and have ocassion to repair a few.
If you've got horizontal lines which disappear when you "hold it a certain way", there are two possibilities that I'm aware of;
1. the lcd cable is a bit loose, either at the lcd (most likely) or on the board.
2. the video is on it's way out.
Probly the first, and an easy fix.
If you try it yourself, just make sure all power is dosconnected, including batteries.
BTW, why did you ask about a new battery? Does it only happen on battery power?
That would make a difference. I just stay plugged in when possible.
Hope that helps.
If you need the service manual, just go to lenovo's sup[port site, or let me know.
Good luck

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