Broken Freerunner - repairable?

omcomali.rhn at omcomali.rhn at
Fri Aug 5 13:10:14 CEST 2011

On Fri, 05 Aug 2011 12:45:51 +0200
Patryk Benderz <Patryk.Benderz at> wrote:

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> > True! You have to open it, unplug each internal cable (display unit,
> > maybe something more) and clean everything with alcohol, flux remover or
> > something similar.
> While using alcohol on LCD screen be careful. AFAIR LCD module is
> one-piece type, which means it is not designed for disassembly, so if
> water got between layers of LCD module, it might be difficult to clean
> it. Also LCD is most sensitive for high temperature. First clean all
> electronics, and check if that helps. If not, then start cleaning LCD.
> Just search this list archives. There were many topics about
> disassembling LCD module.

Thanks for the info, I cleaned the little residue that was inside, but it didn't help.
I'm going to try alcohol on the mainboard soon, but for the LCD I might go to some phone repair shop... Didn't know that LCD was sensitive to temperature, so you might have just saved me trouble :)


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