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Changes to iMac Intel 21.5" Retina 4K Display 2019 Power Supply Replacement Introduction

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Device
iMac Intel 21.5" Retina 4K Display 2019
Type
replacement
Thing
Power Supply
Title
iMac Intel 21.5" Retina 4K Display 2019 Power Supply Replacement
Introduction
Use this guide to replace the power supply in your 21.5" Retina 4K Display 2019 iMac.
Some images in this guide use an older iMac, which has minor visual differences. These differences do not affect the repair procedure.
'''This guide 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.'''
Time Required Min
40 minutes
Time Required Max
1 hour
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Difficulty
Moderate
Conclusion
Compare your new replacement part to the original part—you may need to transfer remaining components or remove adhesive backings from the new part before installing.[br]
'''To reassemble your device, follow the above steps in reverse order.'''[br]
Take your e-waste to an [[E-Waste|R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler|new_window=true]].[br]
Repair didn’t go as planned? Check out our [https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/Device/iMac%20Intel%2021.5%22%20Retina%204K%20Display%202019|Answers community] for troubleshooting help.
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Summary
Replace the Power Supply in your iMac Intel 21.5" Retina 4K Display 2019.

Guide Prerequisites

Tools

  • Tweezers x1 added.
  • Spudger x1 added.
  • iMac Opening Wheel x1 added.
  • Plastic Cards x1 added.
  • TR10 Torx Security Screwdriver x1 added.
  • Phillips #00 Screwdriver x1 added.
  • iMac Intel 21.5" Cardboard Service Wedge x1 added.

Parts

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

Flags

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