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Display socket on the logic board

I followed the steps to fix the left clutch hinge. While trying to pull the display data cable connector away, the right side of that thin gold metal found on top of the socket (for the display data cable) on the logic board broke. You can clearly see this thin gold metal in step 10, picture #2. Now, the left clutch hinge is fixed, everything works but the display LCD. Is it because the right side of that thin gold metal came off? If so, do I need to replace the logic board?

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If you are talking about the retainer on the LDVS cable, it may just have pulled out of one side. It can be put back in place ( it looks like a pin).

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Not that one, but the one it reads I-PEX on top of the socket located on the logic board.


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Yep, but I can't figure how to insert it. However, here is a link. Go to step 18 (picture 2) where you see that socket and if you zoom it (view huge) than you'll be able to read I-PEX on that thin gold metal (steel). MacBook Unibody Model A1342 Logic Board Replacement


You can get the connectors separately, but they do require some great skills as well as good tools solder to the board. Check on here for the connectors. To narrow it down, we will at least have to have the last three of your serial number or even better, the number of your motherboard. If you do not have the tools or can not do this kind of soldering, you might as well replace the board.


The last three of the S/N is 8PW. I haven't removed the motherboard yet so can't get the motherboard's number. Which connector is the right one? Thanks alot for your help.


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