[rescue] FS: G3 iBook 700Mhz, with Airport, problems

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at zill.net
Wed Jan 17 08:35:19 CST 2007

On Jan 17, 2007, at 4:53 AM, Sevan / Venture37 wrote:

> Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 01:31:35AM -0500, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
>>> I have a G3 "dual USB" iBook, 700Mhz, with the Airport card. (384MB,  
>>> 10GB
>>> drive, CDROM)
>>> It has a funky problem where it works for a while, but if you shift  
>>> the
>>> laptop it will flake out and show weird lines on the screen.  At that
>>> point you have to turn the machine off.
>> At some point Apple recalled these units for this problem. If you are
>> the orginal owner and can prove it, you may be able to convinve them  
>> that
>> they should fix it for free.
>> If you're not the original owner, you may still be able to get them
>> to fix it. After all it was a manufacturing defect.

That ended on a specific date.  My belief is, they fixed it, then the  
replacement board still had problems.
> or you could do the repair yourself
> http://geektechnique.org/projectlab/726/diy-obsolete-ibook-logic- 
> board-repair

I've have already waved a dead chicken over it.  I suppose I could do  
that again, and combine fixing the problem with a chicken BBQ :-)

But I would prefer to sell it.


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