Introduction

This guide walks you through how to replace a broken LCD screen on your Canon PowerShot SX160 IS by disassembling a portion of the camera to access the non operational piece.

Parts

No parts required.

Unscrew the 2-4.8mm black screws from the front of the camera using a #0 Phillips head screw driver. Unscrew the 2-4.8mm black screws from the side of the camera using a #0 Phillips head screw driver. Unscrew the 3-4.8mm black screws from the bottom of the camera using a #0 Phillips head screw driver.
  • Unscrew the 2-4.8mm black screws from the front of the camera using a #0 Phillips head screw driver.

  • Unscrew the 2-4.8mm black screws from the side of the camera using a #0 Phillips head screw driver.

  • Unscrew the 3-4.8mm black screws from the bottom of the camera using a #0 Phillips head screw driver.

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Use your hand to gently separate the back panel from the camera. Continue to pull the panel until it becomes completely detached from the camera.
  • Use your hand to gently separate the back panel from the camera.

  • Continue to pull the panel until it becomes completely detached from the camera.

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Unscrew the 3-3.75mm silver screws from the function wheel panel of the camera using a #0 Phillips head screw driver. Remove the function wheel panel from the camera and set aside.
  • Unscrew the 3-3.75mm silver screws from the function wheel panel of the camera using a #0 Phillips head screw driver.

  • Remove the function wheel panel from the camera and set aside.

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Unlatch the LCD ribbon connector from the camera by gently lifting up on the ribbon while pulling away from the camera.
  • Unlatch the LCD ribbon connector from the camera by gently lifting up on the ribbon while pulling away from the camera.

  • Be extra cautious not to tear the ribbon.

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Using your hand, pull the LCD screen away from the camera and replace.
  • Using your hand, pull the LCD screen away from the camera and replace.

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Conclusion

Congratulations, you have successfully replaced your LCD screen. To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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