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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 fasterare fast and easiereasy with an [product|IF145-224|iMac service wedge|new_window=true]wedge|new_window=true], but can be completed without one.
[* 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 fasterare fast and easiereasy with an [product|IF145-224|iMac service wedge|new_window=true]wedge|new_window=true], but can be completed without one.
[* black] '''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.