Introduction

This guide will show how to replace the LCD.

Open the chromebook until it is completely flat. The LCD top cover should touch the desk.
  • Open the chromebook until it is completely flat. The LCD top cover should touch the desk.

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Remove the both the top left and right corner screw covers using the metal spudger tool within your iFixit Toolkit.
  • Remove the both the top left and right corner screw covers using the metal spudger tool within your iFixit Toolkit.

  • There may be a thin layer of adhesive left behind the screw cover. You can peel this away with this same metal spudger tool.

  • Remove the 2 screws with a Phillips #0 or #00 screwdriver.

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  • Using the metal spudger or your favorite pry tool, lightly seperate the bezel frame from the chromebook. Start in one of the top corners near the screws.

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Remove the 4 LCD screws in each corner of the screen. Make sure to just unscrew the 4 corner screws as the other screws are not needed.
  • Remove the 4 LCD screws in each corner of the screen. Make sure to just unscrew the 4 corner screws as the other screws are not needed.

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  • Lift the LCD out from within the frame and carefull flip the LCD over slowly torward you and set it ontop of the keyboard.

  • Then disconnect the LCD connector which is located behind the LCD

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  • Start by holding the new LCD with the backside (white) facing up so you will have access to the LCD cable connector.

  • Then connect the LCD cable to the new LCD connector located on the back of the new LCD screen.

  • Replace the 4 LCD screws in each corner of the screen.

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  • Start by holding the LCD bezel frame over the 2 LCD hinges. Then snap the bezel frame together along all sides. You should hear "snapping" sounds so do not worry :)

  • Replace the 2 LCD bezel frame screws. You do not necessarily to replace the screw covers as they do not stay on very well anyways.

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Conclusion

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

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Jon

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Thanks for this guide! It saved me a lot of time. I was removing the entire LCD assembly from the base to pull apart the frame. I didn't realize you can keep the assembly attached and still remove the LCD.

Phing Chov - Reply

Awesome, you're welcome! I am glad it could help. Thanks for the kind words.

Jon - Reply

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