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Disconnect the display data cable and right fan cable from the logic board.

If you have a MacBook Pro 17" Model A1229 or A1212, the connectors have different compositions and are highlighted in the second picture.

For models A1229 and/or A1212, carefully wedge the flat end of a spudger underneath the right fan cable to pry it up off its socket. Failure to do so may result in the whole socket coming off the motherboard instead of just the cable.

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