[iBook] Display problems with iBook G3

J Patrick Draine draine at comcast.net
Wed Jan 24 14:18:46 PST 2007

Sam, I too had the same problems (and 2 logic board replacements by  
AppleCare), and my 900 MHz iBook croaked a 3rd time last Spring. Well  
past my AppleCare and recall dates. After pricing refurbed logic  
boards at over $400 (too high!) I decided to put it on the shelf and  
upgraded my home office desktop, and passed the "old" iMac off to the  
rest of the family.
If you've got instructions I'd love to take a shot at reviving that  
Patrick Draine
On Jan 24, 2007, at 4:28 PM, Sammy Patteson wrote:

> Robin,
> I had a similar problem with my own G3 dual usb.  I bought this comp
> off my brother in law for $100.  He had the same problem and got apple
> to replace the motherboard.  However, after a few years the problem
> returned, only a few months after the recall ended.  However, THERE IS
> a solution.  It's not really for the faint of heart, but it sure as
> hell beats an $880 repair.  (What my local apple store wanted to
> replace the logic board.)   I decided to fix it myself with some
> thermal paste, some hobbyist aluminum, and some plastic spacers.  I
> have photos and detailed instructions on how to do it yourself.  If
> you are interested in using them (or want those dullard computer
> "experts" you know to use them)  feel free to drop me a line, and i
> would be happy to send them to you.
> Cheers,
> Sam Patteson

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