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Old 08-11-2012, 03:37 AM
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Scratches on the PCM-screen

Does anyone know how to remove scratches on the PCM-screen of the 991?
 
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Old 08-11-2012, 06:18 AM
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I don't, but thinking that might be difficult to do would you care to share how you got the scratches so others can be careful not to duplicate it?

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I don't, but thinking that might be difficult to do would you care to share how you got the scratches so others can be careful not to duplicate it?

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I am not sure. I discovered them after cleaning up the interior of the car (including removing fingermarks on the screen with a microfiber cloth). Maybe the screen is very delicate?

I wonder if there any means of polishing the surface of the screen. However, as the scratches are quite superficial and do not affect the function of the touch screen, I certainly do not want to cause further damage by using an inappropriate solvent.

Maybe someone has observed the same problem and knows a good solution?
 
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Maybe you could just get Porsche to replace it under warranty.

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Old 08-11-2012, 06:45 AM
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Maybe you could just get Porsche to replace it under warranty.

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Do you think this is a real option? I got the car in March and realised the scratches only this week (after about 3500 miles).
 
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try some plastic polish like meguire?
 
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It's usually pretty tough to scratch the screen on PCM. Maybe it's smudges. Have you tried cleaning with mf towel and glass cleaner? Can you take a picture?
 
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try some plastic polish like meguire?
NOOOOO

Cannot polish that screen.
 
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Originally Posted by MoeMistry View Post
It's usually pretty tough to scratch the screen on PCM. Maybe it's smudges. Have you tried cleaning with mf towel and glass cleaner? Can you take a picture?
Unfortunately it's not a smudge. You can feel it with your fingertips that it is a scratch. A glass cleaner did not remove it.

I can try to take a picture, but it might be difficult to reproduce on a foto.
 
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do a google search for "repairing scratches on laptop screen", I did and came up with this (amongst many that I didn't look at) :

 
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Originally Posted by wim.lon View Post
Unfortunately it's not a smudge. You can feel it with your fingertips that it is a scratch. A glass cleaner did not remove it.

I can try to take a picture, but it might be difficult to reproduce on a foto.
Gotcha...is screen matte or glossy? If matte, then actual screen, and there's nothing you can do about it. If glossy, then it's the protective cover from shipping, and you can just remove it.
 
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Originally Posted by MI55LE View Post
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do a google search for "repairing scratches on laptop screen", I did and came up with this (amongst many that I didn't look at) :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iD0QvQyhGSA

Thank you. I heard about the tooth paste method, but I do not dare the touch this screen with this unless someone could confirm from personal experience that it does not cause further damage. I think these touch screens have a special coating which makes them sensitive to chemical agents.
 
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Originally Posted by MoeMistry View Post
Gotcha...is screen matte or glossy? If matte, then actual screen, and there's nothing you can do about it. If glossy, then it's the protective cover from shipping, and you can just remove it.
Matte, no protective cover...
 
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wim.lon Did you find a solution for your PCM screen scratches? I am having a similar problem with my 991. Thanks!
 
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FWIW I picked up a screen protector from Salter Auto for the PCM. Like the tempered glass screen protectors for a cell phone.

If it scratches, can be replaced.
 

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