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Two weeks ago I dropped a cup of coke on keyboard of my Macbook Pro 2009 17".

Instantly the machine self turned off and I turned it upside down.

20 minutes after I dismounted the machine and had no Coke on the boards, just on keyboard.

So I kept machine off and upside down for 24 hours and then it turned on normally.

But yesterday the screen started blinking as red and today it is totally red. I take some pictures with my phone:

photo taken with my phone photo taken with my phone

I made some tests:

  • Reset PRAM: not worked
  • RESET SCM: not worked
  • Take screenshot and view it in another display. It worked fine. Nothing red.
  • Try use external display (HDMI). Mac recognizes the display but nothing appears.

Any idea?

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You have damaged your hardware. You can try replace the ICB and display. – Ramhound May 22 '14 at 16:01
To narrow it down it'll be the graphics card or the connections to the output devices (screen + HDMI) – Big Chris May 22 '14 at 16:02
It's a Mac, which means it's hardware is essentially unservicable by the end user. Send it in. – Wutnaut May 22 '14 at 16:11
thanks all! what is the ICB? – Leabdalla May 22 '14 at 16:52

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