When it comes to laptop repair, displays are some of the least likely components to fail. Nevertheless, problems can arise that require replacement or repair of the parts that make up the laptop display and its connection to the system board and other components. Here is a list of some of the most common repairs pertaining to laptop displays.
- Loose connection
The cable that connects the display to the system board is generally a very thin one, with a small connector. If this connector becomes loose, it may cause the display to go black intermittently or to fail to work at all. Luckily, fixing this problem is generally as easy as reseating the connector so that it functions properly, although it can be difficult to access on some models.
- Bad inverter
The LCD inverter is responsible for providing power to the backlight of the display. When an inverter is malfunctioning, it can cause the screen to go black, the brightness to dim, and other issues. You can find replacement inverters by finding individual sections on our website, such as IBM Lenovo laptop inverters.
- Bad backlight
Backlight problems generally cause the same problems as a bad inverter, making it difficult to diagnose between the two issues. In many cases, it can be a good idea to replace the inverter first and see if it solves the problem.
- Bad display/bad pixels/stuck pixels
The other common display problems lie in the LCD screen itself. Issues such as stuck pixels, bad pixels, and lines or dots on the screen can usually only be resolved by replacing the screen itself. You can find replacement screens on our website under the correct manufacturer heading for your laptop, such as Toshiba Laptop LCDs.
This list gives a general breakdown of the most common laptop repairs. If your laptop display is having other problems, or you are inexperienced in laptop repair, it is a good idea to have a professional repair shop diagnose and repair your laptop. Feel free come to our on-line shop to find whatever parts you may need to fix your display.