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.

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  • 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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Image 1/3: Once the screws are out, use a pry tool to remove the LCD bezel. Work your way around the LCD bezel to remove it. Image 2/3: While the LCD is cracked, you still need to take appropriate cautions to avoid damaging the LCD housing. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: 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. Image 2/3: Put the broken LCD in the recycling bin. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/2: 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.''' Image 2/2: Screw the LCD into the LCD housing. Use the 4 screws previously removed before.
  • 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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Image 1/2: 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. Image 2/2: Replace the battery in the laptop.
  • 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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