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I used to work at a cell phone repair place and have done many water damage fixes so I'm not clueless. Just pointing this out. I have an iPhone 4...
05-25-2012, 07:26 PM #1
iPhone 4 water damage problems
I used to work at a cell phone repair place and have done many water damage fixes so I'm not clueless. Just pointing this out. I have an iPhone 4 that has been running great for a couple years. Last weekend my AC went out and it was about 85* in my apartment for the weekend. I slept ON my phone and I'm thinking sweat was the source. I woke up and it wouldn't turn on so I plugged it in and nothing. I plugged it into a computer and iTunes turned it on and no other problems until the next day. I was on twitter and the screen just froze, the backlight dimmed, and then I had green lines all over my screen and it went crazy. I did a force restart and nothing. It wouldn't turn back on.
The last few days it has been turning on and off on its own and can't figure out why. I took it apart down to the main board and dipped it in an alcohol bath and scrubbed the connectors with an electric toothbrush. I let it dry for a few hours and put it back together but it still does the same thing. I replaced both the LCD and battery today and it stayed on for a couple hours charging then I put it in my pocket for a bit and the screen went crazy again on the new LCD. I have no clue what is wrong. When it is on it runs great, no display problems or touch response problems. Any ideas? I'm clueless now.
05-27-2012, 04:31 PM #2
When it doesn't turn on... iTunes will still read it in DFU mode but nothing else until it decides to turn back on again.
05-28-2012, 03:18 PM #3
i need part iphone.you sell your phone to me??
05-28-2012, 03:29 PM #4
NO!! Now why would I do that? haha
05-05-2014, 12:13 AM #5
Take a look at the date.....I would say, you are about 2 years late with your answer