iBook G4 12" 800 MHz-1.2 GHz LCD Cover Replacement
Please note that this guide is only a prerequisite for other guides.
- Author: Andrew Bookholt
- Difficulty: Moderate
This guide is an internal private guide that serves as a prereq.
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Remove the large piece of tape near the lower right corner of the display.
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.
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.
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.
Remove the two Phillips screws securing each side of the LCD to the clutch hinge frame (four screws total).