MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2010 Matte LCD Replacement
Replace the Matte LCD in your MacBook Pro 15" Mid 2010.
- Author: Walter Galan
- Difficulty: Difficult
A cracked LCD is no fun at all. Colors go wonky, things don't look right, it's an overall bad experience. Mysterious white lines and faded displays can often be fixed by replacing the LCD. Use this guide to help you out.
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Step 1 — Matte LCD ¶
Remove the six 2.9 mm Phillips screws securing the LCD panel to the display assembly.
Step 2 ¶
Pull the LCD toward the top edge of the display assembly to slide the inverter board along its lower edge out of the recess in the aluminum display assembly.
Step 3 ¶
Peel the piece of tape covering the display data cable connector away from the edge closest to the LCD.
Step 4 ¶
Use the tip of a spudger to flip up the thin steel retaining clip securing the display data cable to its socket on the LCD.
Pull the display data cable straight away from its socket on the LCD.
Lift the LCD out of the display assembly and set it aside.