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Potentially Dangerous
Injury may result if this procedure is not followed properly. Use caution and follow all warnings.
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Image 1/2: Unscrew the 5 screws holding the back cover on. Image 2/2: (This may require flipping the monitor over and shaking the screws loose once they're already unscrewed)
  • Turn the monitor facedown.

  • Unscrew the 5 screws holding the back cover on.

  • (This may require flipping the monitor over and shaking the screws loose once they're already unscrewed)

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Image 1/3: Apply pressure and push down. Image 2/3: Do the same to the right side. Image 3/3: Once the side of the bezel facing you is decoupled, take the back cover and pry it loose.
  • Take the edge tool or a metal ruler and insert it into the bezel.

  • Apply pressure and push down.

  • Do the same to the right side.

  • Once the side of the bezel facing you is decoupled, take the back cover and pry it loose.

  • (This will require some force, you will hear a loud popping/snapping noises)

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Image 1/3: Pull the cord back and out of the way. Image 2/3: (It may be stuck down with adhesive) Image 3/3: (It may be stuck down with adhesive)
  • Remove the Power Button Circuit Board Flat Flex Cable from the Power Supply board under the metal cover.

  • Pull the cord back and out of the way.

  • (It may be stuck down with adhesive)

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Image 1/3: (Use needle nose pliers if they're too tight for removal by hand) Image 2/3: (Use needle nose pliers if they're too tight for removal by hand) Image 3/3: (Use needle nose pliers if they're too tight for removal by hand)
  • Unscrew the cord anchors for the VGA port.

  • (Use needle nose pliers if they're too tight for removal by hand)

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Image 1/2: Unscrew the 1 screw holding the Flat Power Cable cover in place. Image 2/2: Lift up and remove the Flat Power Cable cover.
  • Turn the monitor around.

  • Unscrew the 1 screw holding the Flat Power Cable cover in place.

  • Lift up and remove the Flat Power Cable cover.

  • (Careful: it may be sharp)

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Image 1/1:
  • Unscrew the 5 screws holding the metal cage on.

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Image 1/2: Lift up on the back of metal cage, slightly. Image 2/2: Pull the  cage toward self.
  • Turn the monitor around.

  • Lift up on the back of metal cage, slightly.

  • Pull the cage toward self.

  • (Must be careful to free cover of the VGA port and power supply input)

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Image 1/3: Lift up on the Flat Flex Cables and bend them out of the working area. Image 2/3: Lift up on the Flat Flex Cables and bend them out of the working area. Image 3/3: Lift up on the Flat Flex Cables and bend them out of the working area.
  • Lift up on the Flat Flex Cable holder tabs to release the cords.

  • Lift up on the Flat Flex Cables and bend them out of the working area.

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Image 1/3: (Considering their size, the best way to unplug the backlight wires is by slowly jiggling and pulling the wires out of place) Image 2/3: (Considering their size, the best way to unplug the backlight wires is by slowly jiggling and pulling the wires out of place) Image 3/3: (Considering their size, the best way to unplug the backlight wires is by slowly jiggling and pulling the wires out of place)
  • Unplug the 4 backlight wires from their ports on the Power Supply board.

  • (Considering their size, the best way to unplug the backlight wires is by slowly jiggling and pulling the wires out of place)

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Image 1/1:
  • Unscrew the 5 screws holding the Power Supply and Video Display boards.

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Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • Lift and remove the joined Power Supply and Video Display boards.

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Image 1/3: (This step is not necessary to replace the LCD Module. This step is only a safety precaution so as not to bend or break the Power Supply connector joint) Image 2/3: (This step is not necessary to replace the LCD Module. This step is only a safety precaution so as not to bend or break the Power Supply connector joint) Image 3/3: (This step is not necessary to replace the LCD Module. This step is only a safety precaution so as not to bend or break the Power Supply connector joint)
  • Carefully detach the Power Supply and Video Display boards at the connector joint.

  • (This step is not necessary to replace the LCD Module. This step is only a safety precaution so as not to bend or break the Power Supply connector joint)

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Image 1/1:
  • Remove the Flat Flex Cable from the Power Button Circuit board.

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Image 1/3: Image 2/3: Image 3/3:
  • Grasp, lift, and remove the LCD Module from the front panel.

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Image 1/1:
  • The final product with the LCD Module removed.

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Conclusion

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

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