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Posted on 2011-09-16
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My blackberry 8520 was connected to high voltage charger and it blew, when i take it to the supplier
they said that is out of warranty

How best can i fix? where can i get parts online

Any ideas on parts that must be replaced
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Question by:tapiwab
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You can only know that when you open up the blackberry and inspect the motherboard, i suspect that the most of the motherboard is broken.
Since the charger bit is on the motherboard, i think the whole motherboard needs to be replaced. Not a cheap thing
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do you have a rough idea of the motherboard prices, is it worthy trying to repair it

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Hi tapiwab,

Generally, if the mainboard is blown then the phone is a write-off. It would be cheaper to replace the handset than to repair it. I've seen them on eBay in a USED condition, but not new.

http://cgi.ebay.ie/Blackberry-8520-Curve-Main-Board-MainBoard-Used-Working-/370353119529

Hope this helps,

Mike
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Agreed with mike, motherboards of blackberry is just to expensive
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i must still open the phone and fing out which parts are broken
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