Introduction

This guide will help you tear down and replace a broken LCD on a Lenovo X130e laptop. Step by step you will breakdown the machine until you have successfully replace the broken LCD.

Before ordering a new LCD, determine if the old one is cracked or damaged. If it is damaged, power off the machine and remove the battery.
  • Before ordering a new LCD, determine if the old one is cracked or damaged. If it is damaged, power off the machine and remove the battery.

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Unscrew two screws on the LCD bezel. There is one screw per side. Use a Phillps #1 screwdriver to do this. Once the screws are out, use a pry tool to remove the LCD bezel. Work your way around the LCD bezel to remove it. While the LCD is cracked, you still need to take appropriate cautions to avoid damaging the LCD housing.
  • Unscrew two screws on the LCD bezel. There is one screw per side. Use a Phillps #1 screwdriver to do this.

  • Once the screws are out, use a pry tool to remove the LCD bezel. Work your way around the LCD bezel to remove it.

  • While the LCD is cracked, you still need to take appropriate cautions to avoid damaging the LCD housing.

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Remove the 4 screws holding the LCD in. There are two per side. Use a Phillps #0 screwdriver to do this. Once the screws are out, pry the broken LCD to expose the LVDS cable. Once you have LVDS cable access, loosen the tape holding it in. Put the broken LCD in the recycling bin.
  • Remove the 4 screws holding the LCD in. There are two per side. Use a Phillps #0 screwdriver to do this.

  • Once the screws are out, pry the broken LCD to expose the LVDS cable. Once you have LVDS cable access, loosen the tape holding it in.

  • Put the broken LCD in the recycling bin.

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Get the new LCD. Inspect it for damage before installation. Reconnect the LVDS cable to the new LCD. Push the tape down after it is plugged in. Note: It may help to put additional tape on the cable. The old tape will not hold as well as it used to.
  • Get the new LCD. Inspect it for damage before installation.

  • Reconnect the LVDS cable to the new LCD. Push the tape down after it is plugged in. Note: It may help to put additional tape on the cable. The old tape will not hold as well as it used to.

  • Screw the LCD into the LCD housing. Use the 4 screws previously removed before.

  • Power on the laptop to make sure the new LCD works. If it works, put the bezel back on and reassemble the rest of the way.

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When the new LCD is tested and is confirmed good, put the bezel back on. Line the bezel up with the LCD housing. Once you align it, snap it back onto the system. After snapping it back on, screw the bezel in with the 2 screws that were previously removed.
  • When the new LCD is tested and is confirmed good, put the bezel back on.

  • Line the bezel up with the LCD housing. Once you align it, snap it back onto the system. After snapping it back on, screw the bezel in with the 2 screws that were previously removed.

  • Replace the battery in the laptop.

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Conclusion

Hope this guide will help repair or troubleshoot any problems with monitor on a lenovo based machine.

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