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Nikon Coolpix L18 LCD Screen Replacement

  • Author: Nonny
  • Time estimate: 5 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

In this guide, we will give you step-by-step instructions on how to detach the LCD screen so that it can be replaced or repaired.

Step 1 LCD Screen  ¶ 

CAUTION! This is where energy for the flash is stored.  Even with batteries removed, if you touch these connections, you can be shocked, depending on if the flash capacitor has a stored charge. It may not have a stored charge, but work around this assuming it does.

Step 1 LCD Screen  ¶ 

  • CAUTION! This is where energy for the flash is stored. Even with batteries removed, if you touch these connections, you can be shocked, depending on if the flash capacitor has a stored charge. It may not have a stored charge, but work around this assuming it does.

  • Newer cameras of descent quality usually have a bleeder resistor to drain the flash capacitor. This may not work anymore and the flash capacitor may still have a charge.

Step 2  ¶ 

Remove the tape on the right side of the LCD screen.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the tape on the right side of the LCD screen.

  • Gently lift the LCD screen from its base.

  • Don't tug on the screen because it is still connected to the logic board.

Step 3  ¶ 

Lift the black latch connecting the LCD ribbon to the logic board.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Lift the black latch connecting the LCD ribbon to the logic board.

  • Gently pull the LCD ribbon out.