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Motorola Razor V3m not power ON

This phone got dunk in clean water a year ago and again last week for a very short time. We dried it with an air dryer and oven heat at low and it worked ok the first time but not this last week? I found a step by step tutorial on how to take the covers off, cleaned everything with contact spray cleaner and found no problems that I could see,(no red dot under the battery) the battery charges normally on another similar motorola .
THE ONLY INDICATION THIS PHONE GIVES ME IS WHEN I PRESS THE ON/OFF RED KEY,THE WHOLE KEY PAD LIGHTS UP,IT STAY LIT AS LONG AS I PRESS ON IT BUT GOES OFF AS SOON AS I RELEASE IT? THE SCREEN ITSELF NEVER COMES ON ?
i WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHAT NEEDS TO BE REPLACED? SO i COULD TRY DOING IT MYSELF? (I'm retired and on a limited budged)
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It seems like a damaged chip possibly rusted or if you didn't take out the battery, severe damage to the whole phone. You might be able to get it repaired for less instead of replaced. I am not sure if you can buy new parts, but you can probably find a new one on ebay with a broken screen or something like that, and use parts from both to make a new phone(Did the same with 3 broken PSP consoles) I hope this helps. If you have a hard time with the second option, you can find guides for disassembly and reassembly online.

I really hope i have helped
C-m0n3y

Posted on Feb 25, 2008

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