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Introduction

How to remove and replace the LCD display panel

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  • Remove the battery before starting working on the laptop

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Image 1/3: Remove the screw covers with a spudger or small flat blade screwdriver Image 2/3: Remove the screws with a phillips #1 screwdriver Image 3/3: Remove the screws with a phillips #1 screwdriver
  • There are 6 screws holding on the display bezel, hidden behind screw covers

  • Remove the screw covers with a spudger or small flat blade screwdriver

  • Remove the screws with a phillips #1 screwdriver

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Image 1/3: Don't use anything hard and sharp as you may damage the panel Image 2/3: You may need to use a spudger or flat blade screwdriver at the bottom edge around the hinges Image 3/3: You may need to use a spudger or flat blade screwdriver at the bottom edge around the hinges
  • Use your fingers to pry off the bezel at the top and sides first

  • Don't use anything hard and sharp as you may damage the panel

  • You may need to use a spudger or flat blade screwdriver at the bottom edge around the hinges

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  • Remove the backlight inverter cable using a spudger or flat blade screwdriver

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Image 1/2: Then remove the two side screws at the bottom. It may be necessary to angle the display away from the back cover to reach these well Image 2/2: Hold on to the display when removing the last screw, there is still a cable on the back to remove
  • Remove the two side screws at the top of the panel first

  • Then remove the two side screws at the bottom. It may be necessary to angle the display away from the back cover to reach these well

  • Hold on to the display when removing the last screw, there is still a cable on the back to remove

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Image 1/3: Remove the tape covering the display cable connecter Image 2/3: Remove the display cable from the panel Image 3/3: Remove the display cable from the panel
  • Lay the panel down on the keyboard

  • Remove the tape covering the display cable connecter

  • Remove the display cable from the panel

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Conclusion

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

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