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I have a sidekick 3. there is a problem with the screen. everything lights up buttons wise but the screen doesnt light up and i cant see anything at night but the buttons. what can i do to make the screen light up again?

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  • pinkgirl16 Jun 17, 2008

    My sidekick 3 had a back light problem and i couldn't see anything but the buttons at night and just yesterday i was texting and the screen went fuzzy and it turned off and it won't turn back on. But the scroll light still seems to light up when i press the on button. 


  • flyleaf673 Nov 20, 2008

    my buttons light up but my screen light does not work at night and you cant see anything.

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In both cases you lcd screen has died, the backlight will usually go first.

Fixing them is easy, a new lcd screen assy can be purchased from ebay for less than 45 dollars. It only take the removal of 2 screws to replace it. Read throught the procedure below.
Sidekick 3 LCD Flip Screen Replacement

Here is the link to new screens

Sidekick 3 LCD Screens for sale

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Is it white or dark?

If blank white, then the cable needs to be reset if dark then the lcd screen needs to be replaced. They are easy to change and run about 35 dollars for the whole assembly.

Here is a guide for that

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and here is a link to see what is availble on ebay:

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Here is a how to guide for that: Replace Sidekick 3 LCD Screen

You can Find Sidekick 3 LCD Screens for sale at the follwoing link.

http://www.fixmysidekick.com/shop/repair-replacement-parts-for-sidekick-3/buy-a-t-mobile-sidekick-3-lcd

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http://shop.sidekickskin.net/SideKick-Repair-Parts/Sidekick-LCD-Screens

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http://www.repairmysidekick.org/Fix-Sidekick-White-LCD-Screen

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