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iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2805 Display Replacement

Replace the Display in your iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2805.

  • Author: Walter Galan
  • Time estimate: 1 - 2 hours
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Use this guide to replace the display.

Step 1 Display  ¶ 

Lift the display up to a near-vertical position. At this point there is still a strip of adhesive along the bottom of the display, that will hold the display to the frame like a hinge. You can loosen this adhesive by working the display up and down a few times.

Step 1 Display  ¶ 

  • Lift the display up to a near-vertical position.

  • At this point there is still a strip of adhesive along the bottom of the display, that will hold the display to the frame like a hinge. You can loosen this adhesive by working the display up and down a few times.

Step 2  ¶ 

If necessary, a plastic card can be used to cut any remaining sections of the bottom adhesive strip. If necessary, a plastic card can be used to cut any remaining sections of the bottom adhesive strip.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • If necessary, a plastic card can be used to cut any remaining sections of the bottom adhesive strip.

Step 3  ¶ 

Lift the display up from the frame and remove it from the iMac. It may be necessary to slowly lift from one side, to peel against the remaining adhesive. Be very careful handling the display—it's big, heavy, and made of glass.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Lift the display up from the frame and remove it from the iMac.

  • It may be necessary to slowly lift from one side, to peel against the remaining adhesive.

  • Be very careful handling the display—it's big, heavy, and made of glass.