Introduction

Should the monitor of the laptop stop functioning correctly, you may need to replace the monitor altogether. This is a simple replacement that can be done by removing a few easy screws.

Tools

No tools required.

Locate and remove four black 5.1mm Phillips #1 screws from the left and right sides of the monitor.
  • Locate and remove four black 5.1mm Phillips #1 screws from the left and right sides of the monitor.

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Using a small spudger, remove the four black plastic covers from above the monitor, revealing screws underneath.
  • Using a small spudger, remove the four black plastic covers from above the monitor, revealing screws underneath.

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  • Remove the four screws that were just uncovered. They are 6.2mm 3.0 flathead screws.

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  • Pry off the plastic case surrounding the monitor.

    • A spudger may be needed to pry off the case.

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  • Remove the black and silver cable, located directly below the monitor.

  • Proceed to pull monitor approximately 10cm away from the back of the laptop case.

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  • Remove the grey cable (with yellow tip) connecting the monitor to the back plastic casing and the monitor will be free from the rest of the laptop.

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Conclusion

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

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