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Sidekick 3 LCD

Hi my sidekick 3's backlight blew out and i just wanted to know if I can replace the LCD in the sidekick 3 with my sidekick 2's LCD. And If So, how?

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Nope, It has the same connector but they are pinned out differently so they won't work. I know because I experimented with my sidekick 3, sidekick ID and Sidekick 2.

YOu can get a replacement LCD from ebay, They run about 40-50 dollars.

If you wan't to try here are some instructions.

Sidekick 3 LCD Flip Screen Replacement

Here is a link for LCDs on ebay.

Replacement Sidekick LCD SCreens

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