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Changes to iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 3068 Power Supply Replacement Introduction

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[ ]iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 3068
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[ ]replacement
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[ ]Power Supply
Title
[ ]iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 3068 Power Supply Replacement
Introduction
Use this guide to replace the power supply in your iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 3068. [ … ] Some images in this guide use a 2015 iMac, which has minor visual differences. These differences do not affect the repair procedure. [ … ] This guide is marked "potentially dangerous" because it requires you to handle a power supply that contains large capacitors. Unplug the iMac and hold the power button down for at least 10 seconds to help discharge the capacitors. Handle the board by the edges and do not touch surface components.
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[ ]To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.
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Summary
[ ]Replace the Power Supply in your iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 3068.

Guide Prerequisites

Tools

  • Plastic Cards x1 added.
  • iMac Opening Tool x1 added.
  • Tweezers x1 added.
  • Phillips #00 Screwdriver x1 added.
  • T10 Torx Screwdriver x1 added.
  • iMac Service Wedge x1 added.
  • Spudger x1 added.

Parts

  • iMac Intel 21.5" (2012-2017) Adhesive Strips x1 added.

Flags

  • Potentially Dangerous added.
  • In Progress added.