iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2389 Display Replacement
Replace the LCD display on your iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2389.
- Author: Andrew Bookholt
- Difficulty: Moderate
Use this guide to replace the LCD display.
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Step 1 — Display ¶
Remove the eight 8 mm T10 Torx screws securing the display to the outer case.
Step 2 ¶
Slightly lift the top edge of the display out of the outer case.
Step 3 ¶
Pull the vertical sync cable connector out of its socket on the LED driver board near the top left corner of your iMac.
Step 4 ¶
Rotate the display out of the outer case enough to disconnect the LED backlight power cable from the LED driver board.
Step 5 ¶
Pull the display data cable straight out of its socket on the logic board.
Step 6 ¶
Disconnect the LCD thermal sensor cable connector from its socket on the logic board.
Step 7 ¶
Carefully pull the display toward the top edge of your iMac and lift it out of the outer case, minding any cables that may get caught.