GBA SP Shell replaced but now screen not working.

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I recently broke part of the shell to my GBA SP AGS-101 model and ordered a replacement shell.
Before replacing the shell, I can confirm the console itself was running fine and the screen was working.
Now that I've got everything connected, the screen won't turn on yet the sound of the system starting can be heard.
I'm posting some pictures of the ribbon cable and I'd be grateful if anyone could determine whether the ribbon cable might be broken or if I've reconnected it incorrectly.
Thank you!
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Looking again, there does appear to be a small tear on the cable, and I assume that's what is causing the issue. I guess my question now is whether I can replace the ribbon cable without replacing the entire screen.
 

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I think you're screwed, the easiest method is to buy a new screen.
The hard method is to hand solder new wires to the screen, I won't recommend it though because it is extremely difficult.
 

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