Introduction

This guide will explain how to remove the display hinge. The tools required for this section are the spudger and the PH 2 screwdriver.

Parts

No parts required.

Before starting, make sure the display is UNPLUGGED.  Failure to do so can result in shock and serious injury.
  • Before starting, make sure the display is UNPLUGGED. Failure to do so can result in shock and serious injury.

  • Flip the Cinema Display so it is on its face and the feet are pointed away from you.

  • Using the PH 2 screwdriver, unscrew the three feet screws (9.52 x 4.43 mm).

  • Remove the back foot from the hinge mount by gently pulling it upwards.

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Remove the back plate screws (5.25 x 4.43 mm) using the PH 2 screw driver.
  • Remove the back plate screws (5.25 x 4.43 mm) using the PH 2 screw driver.

  • Lift the back plate off of the display.

  • Completely remove the back plate and set it aside.

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  • Remove the Apple Display Connector plate screws (9.52 x 3.43 mm) with the PH 2 screwdriver.

  • Once the two screws have been removed, move the cord out of the way.

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  • Remove the hinge plate screws (5.52 x 3.43 mm) with the PH 2 screw driver.

  • Then lift out the hinge mount.

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Conclusion

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

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