Introduction

Be sure to follow all steps carefully, keep track of screws, and be gentle with ribbon cables/ plastic clips to successfully repair the LCD screen.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Power off laptop. Flip over the laptop so the model stickers are pointing towards the ceiling, and the back of the laptop is facing you.
    • Power off laptop.

    • Flip over the laptop so the model stickers are pointing towards the ceiling, and the back of the laptop is facing you.

  2. Carefully insert a plastic opening tool into the top edge of the plastic cover. Slowly run the tool along the top edge to allow several small plastic clips to release. Lift the plastic cover off and set it aside. Lift the plastic cover off and set it aside.
    • Carefully insert a plastic opening tool into the top edge of the plastic cover. Slowly run the tool along the top edge to allow several small plastic clips to release.

    • Lift the plastic cover off and set it aside.

  3. Using tweezers, remove the (2) two magnetic tabs covering the screws on the screen. Using tweezers, remove the (2) two magnetic tabs covering the screws on the screen. Using tweezers, remove the (2) two magnetic tabs covering the screws on the screen.
    • Using tweezers, remove the (2) two magnetic tabs covering the screws on the screen.

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  5. Use a JIS #0 screwdriver to remove the two 4.5mm screws. Use a JIS #0 screwdriver to remove the two 4.5mm screws. Use a JIS #0 screwdriver to remove the two 4.5mm screws.
    • Use a JIS #0 screwdriver to remove the two 4.5mm screws.

  6. Insert a plastic opening tool under the edge of the laptop lid. Carefully pop out the sides of the laptop by running the plastic opening tool along the edge.
    • Insert a plastic opening tool under the edge of the laptop lid.

    • Carefully pop out the sides of the laptop by running the plastic opening tool along the edge.

  7. Use a JIS #0  screwdriver  to  unscrew the four 3.5mm screws. Use a JIS #0  screwdriver  to  unscrew the four 3.5mm screws.
    • Use a JIS #0 screwdriver to unscrew the four 3.5mm screws.

  8. Carefully lift up the LCD screen. Carefully remove the cable connecting the LCD to the laptop by popping up the white clip on the laptop and sliding the connector out. Carefully remove the cable connecting the LCD to the laptop by popping up the white clip on the laptop and sliding the connector out.
    • Carefully lift up the LCD screen.

    • Carefully remove the cable connecting the LCD to the laptop by popping up the white clip on the laptop and sliding the connector out.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

Spencer Lee

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