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iBook G4 12" 1.33 GHz Top Shield Replacement

The metallic top shield protects the logic board from electromagnetic interference.

Step 1 Top Shield  ¶ 

Remove the fifteen 3 mm Phillips screws securing the top shield to the computer.

Step 1 Top Shield  ¶ 

  • Remove the fifteen 3 mm Phillips screws securing the top shield to the computer.

  • Remove the following 16 screws:

  • Thirteen 3 mm Phillips.

  • One 3 mm Phillips. (actual screw not present in image)

  • Two 4 mm Phillips.

  • Be sure to fit the screw near the left hinge through the loop in the display data cable, securing the cable to the upper case.

Step 2  ¶ 

Lift the top shield up from the right side, minding the upper left corner, which may catch on the metal framework.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Lift the top shield up from the right side, minding the upper left corner, which may catch on the metal framework.