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My vibrator won't work if the wifi antenna (picture below) is installed. If I remove it the vibrator and silent switch works normally. Should I buy a new antenna will
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    Default wifi antenna affects the silent switch iphone 4?
    My vibrator won't work if the wifi antenna (picture below) is installed. If I remove it the vibrator and silent switch works normally.

    Should I buy a new antenna will that work? Also what is causing it
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    When it is installed something has to be blocking the motor from spinning. That's my guess anyway. I don't think you're shorting anything out by having the shield installed. Could you take a picture of it installed?
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    I ran into similar problem as yours. Hopefully, this will help...

    iPhone 4 replaced power button flex cable messed up vibrate switch?

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