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06-28-2009, 11:05 AM #1iPhone 3G - Earpiece Faint After Digitizer Replacement
Alright you guys - I could really use some insight on this one.
I have been repairing digitizers for months now with no problems.
Lately however - after I remove the digitizer off the plastic frame the speaker seems to go bad. It becomes VERY FAINT.
The flex ribbon is in place, I replaced 3 speakers in the last phone I worked on. And nothing, still very faint sound. Something is getting bent out of shape, or getting damaged while removing the old digitizer and I cannot figure it out.
Anyone see this before?
06-28-2009, 11:42 AM #2
Its either the speaker is gettng damaged, or the digitizer you are ordering. The mesh over the speaker hole being an aftermarket part could be muffling it.
06-28-2009, 11:44 AM #3
No, the digitizers are fine, they operate perfectly. The speaker mesh isn't getting in the way either. And the speaker itself isnt getting damaged becauseI put 3 brand new speakers in the phone and they all operate very faintly.
any other suggestions?
06-28-2009, 11:47 AM #4
The only other thing it could be is flex cable #3. Thats the only other part that even has anything to do with the speaker.
08-06-2009, 05:19 PM #5No Sound from earpiece
I am experiencing that problem also. Aside from the ribbon cable being a complete pain to put back in place I see no reason why the earpiece will not work.
02-15-2010, 11:54 PM #6
I'm having a same issue, my proximity sensors not working and the earpiece(not the jack and not the bottom speaker). It happened after ive replaced the digitizer. I didnt mess anything up. Also my touchscreen is very slugging sometimes. anyone figured this out?
05-10-2010, 08:08 PM #7Same issue
Not sure what is going on but this happened to me the first time today. Might be the heatgun.. Did you ever get this figured out?