MacBook Pro models with 13" Retina displays manufactured beginning 2012.

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A1502 late2013 screen replacement

my 2013 late A1502 macbook pro 13" retina display got crack.just willing to replace just the screen not the clamshell assembly.can anyone provide me the part number just for the screen .i believe 661-8153 is the assembly part number.dont wanna buy oem screen .thanks

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There are a lot of different manufacturing codes for just the screen, as long as you search for "A1502 2014 LCD" (2013-2014 compatible, 2015 won't work) and look for the LCD panels, you will find it.

One of the codes for the screen is LP133WQ1. The letters following this do not matter, (EV, E1, A1, etc), they are all compatible.

Be warned, this repair is extremely difficult, and if you have no experience, you will mess up. If you shatter the screen too much when removing, the LCD liquid may leak onto the backlight, you can scratch the backlight, leave dust under the screen when fitting, damage the new screen and the list of what can go wrong will go on...

If you are looking to do this and are a repair business, start on MacBook Air LCD only replacements, they are 100x easier and can be done in 30m-1hr, and you come across similar obstacles. If you have never done complex screen replacements before, don't bother unless you don't mind the quality possibly being bad, or accidentally cracking the new screen whilst fitting.

If you decide to try this, make sure to get a screen which is from original Apple packaging, which is now possible to get for this year since it is old stock. This will have a protective film on the back with red writing and either have no protective film on the front glass (plastic sheet instead) or a plastic film with red writing on. If the film has been peeled up before, or does not have the writing, you are being sold a defective screen from LG/Samsung's faulty pile, which has had the film reapplied. Make sure you test it before fitting too, you won't be able to remove the screen without cracking it.

A lot of info, but I hope this helps. I have replaced around 250 A1425/A1398/A1502/A1534 screens by now, so if you decide to do this and get stuck at any point, feel free to ask :)

EDIT: Packaging original 100% new assemblies come in.

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Thanks reece.really grateful.all the screen assemblys on the market are used ones.that's the only reason want to change just the display.will take the old one off and look for the part number.thanks again .cheers

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@loki0522 there are new original assemblies, you are just not looking hard enough :)

Original assemblies will be in grey packaging with black stripes (I'll try update post with a picture), these are the same ones Apple use.

I would recommend going the full assembly swap route, you will have a very hard time making this look new if it is your first time, it is not as simple as sticking a new screen on.

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Thanks Mate.will look for a new assembly for sure.thanks a lot again .cheers

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@reecee can you please give me a little advice where to find the new screen assembly .I spend half a day looking for it but got none.cheers mate.

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eBay is the best place, you just need to check to make sure they are selling one in the packaging I've sent a picture across of. If you are in the UK, I can link you a supplier, if not, I am not too sure.

It took me 6 months to find a supplier of these, since they shouldn't be sold and should only be accessible for AASP or Apple.

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