iBook G4 12" 800 MHz-1.2 GHz LCD Cover Replacement

Prerequisite Only

Prerequisite Only

Please note that this guide is only a prerequisite for other guides.

This guide is an internal private guide that serves as a prereq.

Edit Step 1 LCD Cover  ¶ 

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Edit Step 1 LCD Cover  ¶ 

  • Remove the large piece of tape near the lower right corner of the display.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

Image 1/2: Use the tip of a spudger to remove the small washer under the screw you just removed.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the single screw inserted through the piece of EMI tape near the bottom edge of the display (it's the first of the two clutch cover screws).

  • Use the tip of a spudger to remove the small washer under the screw you just removed.

Edit Step 3  ¶ 

Image 1/1: It is not necessary to peel the tape off the thin steel LCD cover.

Edit Step 3  ¶ 

  • Peel the aluminum/EMI tape as one piece off the cast aluminum frame of the clutch hinges.

  • It is not necessary to peel the tape off the thin steel LCD cover.

Edit Step 4  ¶ 

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Edit Step 4  ¶ 

  • Remove the pieces of readily removable tape from around the perimeter of the display.

Edit Step 5  ¶ 

Image 1/2: Peel back the piece of tape securing the display data cable ground loop to the thin steel LCD cover.

Edit Step 5  ¶ 

  • Remove the piece of aluminum tape near the center of the LCD cover.

  • Peel back the piece of tape securing the display data cable ground loop to the thin steel LCD cover.

Edit Step 6  ¶ 

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Edit Step 6  ¶ 

  • Remove the two Phillips screws securing each side of the LCD to the clutch hinge frame (four screws total).

Edit Step 7  ¶ 

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Edit Step 7  ¶ 

  • Lift the thin steel LCD cover off the LCD.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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All the RF shields are aluminum, and the frame is cast magnesium, fwiw.

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