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Apple MacBook Pro Flexgate Issue

Flexgate refers to a design flaw in the ribbon cable connecting the body of the laptop to the display: that cable is supposed to flex with the opening and closing of the computer, but it’s wearing down too quickly with conventional use.

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Flexgate refers to a design flaw in the ribbon cable connecting the body of the laptop to the display: that cable is supposed to flex with the opening and closing of the computer, but it’s wearing down too quickly with conventional use.

Jul 20, 2021, Tue ...
Apple Sees Defective Laptop Display Claims Tossed, For Now - Law360
A California federal judge dismissed a proposed class action against Apple claiming that it hid display defects on its 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops, finding that the proposed class failed to argue the alleged defect posed a safety hazard or ...
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Aug 20, 2020, Thu ...
Apple Faces Another Class-Action MacBook Pro ‘Flexgate’ Lawsuit - MacRumors
Another class-action complaint has been lodged against Apple, which claims that the company was aware of a MacBook Pro design flaw that caused some...
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May 08, 2020, Fri ...
Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Apple for MacBook Pro Flexgate Issue - iFixit
A class action lawsuit filed in Northern California federal court alleges that Apple knowingly sold MacBook Pros that contained display cables destined to fail…
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May 21, 2019, Tue ...
13-inch MacBook Pro Display Backlight Service Program - Apple Support
13-inch MacBook Pro Display Backlight Service Program
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Mar 19, 2019, Tue ...
Flexgate is real, and Apple should acknowledge it - The Verge
Apple prides itself on great customer service, but it’s currently dodging that responsibility
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Jan 31, 2019, Thu ...
MacBook Pro "Flexgate"
Taylor Dixon from iFixit discovered that newer model MacBook Pro displays are wired with a thin, flexible cable that will wear out over a short period of time. Fixing the problem when it happens is expensive, and inevitable.
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