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[* icon_note] With the hinge free to move, the iMac will be unbalanced and hard to work on. Repairs can be completed as shown, but are faster and easier with an [http://www.ifixit.com/Tools/iMac-Service-Wedge/IF145-224|iMacproduct|IF145-224|iMac service wedge|new_window=true].
[* icon_reminder] '''Before beginning any work on your iMac:''' Unplug the computer and press and hold the power button for ten seconds to discharge the power supply's capacitors.
[* icon_caution] '''Be very careful''' not to touch the capacitor leads or any exposed solder joints on the back of the power supply. Only handle the board by the edges.
[* icon_note] With the hinge free to move, the iMac will be unbalanced and hard to work on. Repairs can be completed as shown, but are faster and easier with an [http://www.ifixit.com/Tools/iMac-Service-Wedge/IF145-224|iMacproduct|IF145-224|iMac service wedge|new_window=true].
[* icon_reminder] '''Before beginning any work on your iMac:''' Unplug the computer and press and hold the power button for ten seconds to discharge the power supply's capacitors.
[* icon_caution] '''Be very careful''' not to touch the capacitor leads or any exposed solder joints on the back of the power supply. Only handle the board by the edges.