Introduction

The LCD screen is an output component that displays information to the user.

Image 1/3: Be careful to not apply excessive force since there are six fasteners on the screen's side that holds the cases firmly together. Image 2/3: Be careful to not apply excessive force since there are six fasteners on the screen's side that holds the cases firmly together. Image 3/3: Be careful to not apply excessive force since there are six fasteners on the screen's side that holds the cases firmly together.
  • Using a spudger, wedge the tip between the front and back case to pry them apart.

  • Be careful to not apply excessive force since there are six fasteners on the screen's side that holds the cases firmly together.

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  • The black rubber button pad can be removed by simply picking it up.

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  • Flip the LCD screen off the midsection plate to gain access to the space around the input button chip.

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Image 1/1: Be aware that the button input chip is glued to the mid-section, so some extra force may be required.
  • Using a spudger, pry off the button input chip from the mid-section of the device. To gain best leverage, start at the bottom right corner and level your way up the side of the chip.

  • Be aware that the button input chip is glued to the mid-section, so some extra force may be required.

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  • Lift open the LCD screen and button input chip to access the entire midsection plate.

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  • Use a Phillips Head screwdriver to unscrew the three 3/16 inch screws that were underneath the button input chip.

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  • Use a Phillips Head screwdriver to unscrew the three 3/16 inch screws that were underneath the LCD screen.

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Image 1/2: Using two fingers to grip the edge of the board, slide the motherboard out of the case to the right. Image 2/2: Using two fingers to grip the edge of the board, slide the motherboard out of the case to the right.
  • Lift the right edge of the motherboard off the back case.

  • Using two fingers to grip the edge of the board, slide the motherboard out of the case to the right.

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  • Use two fingers to peel back the edge of the ribbon connector that is glued to the bottom of the LCD screen.

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Image 1/1: Once the black lever arm is open, pull the ribbon connector out to disconnect the LCD screen.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, unlock the ribbon connector by unlatching the black lever that pins it on the motherboard.

  • Once the black lever arm is open, pull the ribbon connector out to disconnect the LCD screen.

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Conclusion

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

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