Introduction

If your screen is cracked or has dead pixels and is in need of replacement, this guide explains how to remove the screen from the TV.

Image 1/2: Lay the TV flat with the screen facing down. Image 2/2: Remove the four, 12mm Phillips #2 screws from the back of the TV stand. Support the TV from underneath as you remove the screws, so the bottom does not fall on the table.
  • Before disassembling your television, ensure that all cables are unplugged from their power source to avoid serious injury or death from electrocution.

  • Lay the TV flat with the screen facing down.

  • Remove the four, 12mm Phillips #2 screws from the back of the TV stand. Support the TV from underneath as you remove the screws, so the bottom does not fall on the table.

  • Remove the stand by lifting it away from the TV's backing.

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Image 1/2: Remove the seven, 9mm Phillips #2 screws from the outer edge of the TV's rear casing. Image 2/2: While holding the screen down, pull the back panel up slowly, ensuring that you do not forcibly disconnect the remaining ribbon cable.
  • Remove the twelve, 6mm Phillips #2 screws from the middle of the TV's rear casing.

  • Remove the seven, 9mm Phillips #2 screws from the outer edge of the TV's rear casing.

  • While holding the screen down, pull the back panel up slowly, ensuring that you do not forcibly disconnect the remaining ribbon cable.

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Image 1/1: Peel the tape covering the ribbon cable horizontally.
  • Position the television to where the back panel is resting on the table and the screen is vertical.

  • Peel the tape covering the ribbon cable horizontally.

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Image 1/3: Remove the screen to isolate the back panel. Image 2/3: Remove the screen to isolate the back panel. Image 3/3: Remove the screen to isolate the back panel.
  • Pinch the clamps on both sides of the ribbon cable casing to detach it from the screen panel.

  • Remove the screen to isolate the back panel.

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  • Remove the four, 12mm Phillips #2 screws from the outer edge of the back of the screen panel.

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  • Lift up the screen to remove it from the plastic frame.

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Image 1/1: Repeat this process on the other side of the TV to completely isolate the screen.
  • Remove the two, 5mm Phillips #2 screws from the metal bracket attached to the horizontal side of the TV and take the bracket off.

  • Repeat this process on the other side of the TV to completely isolate the screen.

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Conclusion

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

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