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I dropped my treo pro in the toilet and got it out instantly and took out the battery and dry it. It worked fine but after a few mintues, the screen is just dark and won't light up. I can vaguely make out everything but it's like the back light is not working or something

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Even if it is a split second, liquid has a better than avaerage chance of getting to parts that liquid should never touch in electronics. If you turned in on after a few minutes and not putting in something to absorb the mositure for a day or two, better than a good patting down, it is possible that turning it on with liquid inside the phone could hace short circuited the display and/or other parts. Like I said, it does not take liquid long to get to areas you can not dry externally. It is possible that if there were more than water in the toliet, that it could hace left a reidue as well causing a short. Check with your cell phone store or repair shop for a diagnostic.

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