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MacBook Core Duo LCD Panel Replacement

Replace a broken MacBook Core Duo LCD panel rather than the entire display assembly.

  • Auteur: iRobot
  • Geschatte tijd: 1 - 2 uren
  • Moeilijkheid: Moeilijk

Save money by replacing just your MacBook Core Duo's LCD screen without the inverter, cables, or bezels.

Secties

Stap 1 LCD Panel  ¶ 

Turn the LCD panel assembly over so that the screen is face down. You may want to use a cloth on your worksurface to prevent scratching the screen.

Stap 1 LCD Panel  ¶ 

  • Turn the LCD panel assembly over so that the screen is face down. You may want to use a cloth on your worksurface to prevent scratching the screen.

  • Peel up all the yellow tape securing the display data and iSight cables to the back of the LCD panel.

  • You'll need to transfer the tape over to your new display when reassembling the computer.

Stap 2  ¶ 

Disconnect the display data cable from the back of the display.

Stap 2  ¶ 

  • Disconnect the display data cable from the back of the display.

Stap 3  ¶ 

Disconnect the iSight cable from the top of the display.

Stap 3  ¶ 

  • Disconnect the iSight cable from the top of the display.

Stap 4  ¶ 

Lift up the display data and iSight cables and move them to the side. It is not necessary to entirely remove these cables from the display assembly.

Stap 4  ¶ 

  • Lift up the display data and iSight cables and move them to the side. It is not necessary to entirely remove these cables from the display assembly.

  • De-route the microphone cable from the right side of the LCD assembly.

  • On Core 2 Duo models, also de-route the antenna cable from the left side of the LCD assembly.

Stap 5  ¶ 

Remove the three 3.1 mm Phillips screws along the left edge of the display.

Stap 5  ¶ 

  • Remove the three 3.1 mm Phillips screws along the left edge of the display.

Stap 6  ¶ 

Remove the two 3.1 mm Phillips screws securing the iSight holder to the top of the display.

Stap 6  ¶ 

  • Remove the two 3.1 mm Phillips screws securing the iSight holder to the top of the display.

  • Make sure to remove the screws securing the metal bracket to the edge of the display and not the screws in the iSight board itself.

  • If you are replacing your screen with a new one, your part may not have these two screw holes. That's OK. You can still reassemble your computer without those screws in place.

Stap 7  ¶ 

Remove the three 3.1 mm Phillips screws along the right edge of the display.

Stap 7  ¶ 

  • Remove the three 3.1 mm Phillips screws along the right edge of the display.

Stap 8  ¶ 

Lift up the LCD panel by its bottom edge and slide it out of the metal mounting brackets.

Stap 8  ¶ 

  • Lift up the LCD panel by its bottom edge and slide it out of the metal mounting brackets.