Introduction

This repair guide will give you step by step instructions on how to remove the Macintosh PowerBook 1400c Monitor.

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  • On the bottom of the device, locate the battery release latch near the front.

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  • Slide the latch to the left in order to release the battery.

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Image 1/1: Place the battery aside
  • While still holding the latch, grasp the battery and gently pull on the battery enclosure until it begins to slide out from the front of the device.

  • Place the battery aside

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  • Once you remove the battery, identify the CD-ROM Drive latch.

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  • Pull the latch to the right.

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Image 1/1: You have now removed the CD-ROM Drive.
  • While still pulling the latch, pull the CD-ROM Drive out.

  • You have now removed the CD-ROM Drive.

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  • Locate the speaker cover.

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  • Grab each end of the cover and slide to the left.

I found it was easy to get a spudger over the left edge and lift it up a bit, then push the bar to the left, It pops right off after that.

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  • Pull up on the speaker cover to remove it.

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  • Lift the keyboard up from the back using a spudger.

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  • Pull up until only the ribbon cable remains attached.

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  • Lift up the keyboard and tilt it forward.

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  • Locate the six screws on heat sink.

This is not necessary to remove the HDD. Go directly to step 20.

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That isn't the HDD!

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  • Use the Philips #1 screwdriver to remove the screws from heat sink.

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  • Lift the heat sink from the back.

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  • Remove the heat sink.

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  • Gently pull up the beige ribbon lock on each side to unlock the ribbon cable from its connector. Pull up the lock a short distance, and then the cable will be free.

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  • Remove the ribbon cable.

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  • Completely remove keyboard.

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  • Identify the right and left monitor end caps.

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  • Pry off the end caps by putting a spudger between the monitor hinge and the end cap and prying outwards.

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  • Once the end cap has been loosened by the spudger, pull outwards on the end caps.

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  • Completely remove both end caps.

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Image 1/1: The two outside 16mm long screws
  • Identify the 4 total screw under the end caps (2 under each end cap).

    • The two outside 16mm long screws

    • The two inside 5.4mm long screws

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  • Lay the monitor all the way back.

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  • Remove the 4 screws using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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  • Identify the center cap of the monitor.

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  • Pry the center cap off by placing the spudger between the hinge and the center cap and prying upwards.

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  • Detach the center cap completely.

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  • Identify the one 12.6mm long screw under the center cap.

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  • Remove the center screw with a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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  • Lift upwards on the metal cover under the screw.

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  • Completely remove the metal cover.

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Image 1/1: The base of the left monitor cord
  • Identify where the left and right monitor cords are attached to the logic board

    • The base of the left monitor cord

    • The base of the right monitor cord

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  • To detach the left monitor cord grab the left monitor cord at the base of the cord and pull vertically up.

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  • Completely detach the left monitor cord from the logic board.

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  • To detach the right monitor cord grab the right monitor cord at the base of the cord and pull vertically up.

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  • Completely detach the right monitor cord from the logic board.

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  • Completely remove the monitor from the computer.

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Conclusion

Once the monitor has been removed, to attach the new monitor follow these instructions in reverse order.

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