Introduction

How to remove and replace the logic board. The logic board is like the main cpu of the display.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: Remove the three size 2.0 hex screws on the swing arm and remove the swing arm as well as the plastic shield under it. Image 2/2: Remove the three size 2.0 hex screws on the swing arm and remove the swing arm as well as the plastic shield under it.
  • Lay the display facing down with the stand away from you.

  • Remove the three size 2.0 hex screws on the swing arm and remove the swing arm as well as the plastic shield under it.

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  • Remove the size 2.5 hex screws from each corner that connects the panels to the display and remove them.

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Image 1/1: Grip the top of the clear panel and lift it upwards, and pull the ADC cable through the hole.
  • Rotate the display so the legs of the display are now facing you

  • Grip the top of the clear panel and lift it upwards, and pull the ADC cable through the hole.

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  • Remove the grey back panel by lifting the bottom and pulling the ADC cable through the hole.

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  • The next layer will be a shiny metal panel, which might have some stickers. Make sure to remove these stickers.

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  • Now locate and remove the lone screw holding the EMI shield to the display

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Image 1/2: You may need to remove the clear USB port cover to remove the metal EMI shield. Image 2/2: You may need to remove the clear USB port cover to remove the metal EMI shield.
  • Now that the screw has been removed, slide the panel towards your body and lift it out.

    • You may need to remove the clear USB port cover to remove the metal EMI shield.

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  • Remove the four screws holding the logic board to the display

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Image 1/1: There is an extra connection that no cable plugs into. This connection is for Apple to test their logic boards
  • Remove these seven cables connected to the logic board.

    • There is an extra connection that no cable plugs into. This connection is for Apple to test their logic boards

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  • Remove and replace the logic board.

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Conclusion

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

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