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The Design Flaw Behind MacBook Pro’s “Stage light” Effect! #Flexgate

The Touch Bar generation of MacBook Pro always had its quirks, but the thin-at-all-cost design may finally be proving more trouble than it was ever worth. The latest issue to crop up—dubbed “flexgate” by one of our users, Alex—reveals that the compact design for the display’s flex cables is prone to fatigue and failure, leading to a host of display problems that can’t be easily (or cheaply) fixed. Read the blog! https://ifixit.org/blog/12903/flexgate/ Give Apple feedback! https://www.apple.com/feedback/macbookpro.html Sign the petition! https://www.change.org/p/apple-fix-all-macbook-pro-2016-and-later-with-stage-light-effect-or-backlight-shutdown-flexgate Check out these videos for more information! MacBook Pro 2016-2018 Flexgate Problem - iBoff RCC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=602Q00G_8rw&feature=youtu.be Macbook Pro 13"/15" 2016-2017 Flexgate. LCD stage light goes black after tilting. - Mac Plus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlmnOWNLbXg Subscribe to our channel for all our latest teardown and repair videos! https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=ifixityourself Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ifixit Check us out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iFixit

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