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Introduction

This is an internal private guide used for prereqs.

  1. Remove the two pieces of kapton tape covering the display data cable. Remove the strip of tape securing the iSight cable to the LCD.
    • Remove the two pieces of kapton tape covering the display data cable.

    • Remove the strip of tape securing the iSight cable to the LCD.

    • Peel the three antenna straps off the lower edge of the LCD.

  2. Disconnect the display data cable by pulling its connector toward the bottom edge of the display, away from the socket on the LCD.
    • Disconnect the display data cable by pulling its connector toward the bottom edge of the display, away from the socket on the LCD.

  3. Remove the two Phillips screws securing the ground straps for the display data cable and LED driver board cable to the clutch cover.
    • Remove the two Phillips screws securing the ground straps for the display data cable and LED driver board cable to the clutch cover.

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  5. Remove the Phillips screw hidden behind the display data cable.
    • Remove the Phillips screw hidden behind the display data cable.

  6. Remove the three Phillips screws behind antenna straps along the bottom edge of the display.
    • Remove the three Phillips screws behind antenna straps along the bottom edge of the display.

  7. To remove the clutch assembly, first insert the flat end of a spudger into the gap between the clutch hinge and the clutch cover where the cables exit.
    • To remove the clutch assembly, first insert the flat end of a spudger into the gap between the clutch hinge and the clutch cover where the cables exit.

    • While prying the clutch assembly away from the clutch hinge with your spudger, use a plastic opening tool to increase the gap between the clutch cover and the front display bezel.

    • Work your way along the length of the clutch cover to fully separate the adhesive.

  8. Push the clutch assembly off each of the clutch hinges and remove it from the display. Push the clutch assembly off each of the clutch hinges and remove it from the display.
    • Push the clutch assembly off each of the clutch hinges and remove it from the display.

Conclusion

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

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