Reseat the LCD Backlight Cable


If the screen of your Cr-48 suddenly goes dark it may be that the ribbon cable attaching the backlight to the motherboard has simply worked loose.

Follow this guide to reseat and secure the cable to correct this problem.

  1. Open the Cr-48 case by following the guide here

  2. Identify the LCD connector using the photograph below. It is under a small piece of black fabric tape.

  3. Gently remove the connector from its receptacle and then gently push it back in

  4. To prevent the connection from becoming loose again you can apply a small amount of hot glue behind the connection

  5. Reassemble the case


Source: http://www.chromeoslounge.com/cr-48-chrome-notebook/2920-lcd-backlight-failure-fix.html

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