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With the hinge free to move, the iMac will be unbalanced and hard to work on. Repairs are fast and easy with an iMac service wedge, but can be completed without one.
  • With the hinge free to move, the iMac will be unbalanced and hard to work on. Repairs are fast and easy with an iMac service wedge, but can be completed without one.

  • If you are using the iFixit cardboard service wedge, follow these assembly directions to put it together.

  • Before beginning any work on your iMac: Unplug the computer and press and hold the power button for ten seconds to discharge the power supply's capacitors.

  • Be very careful not to touch the capacitor leads or any exposed solder joints on the back of the power supply. Only handle the board by the edges.

Si la charnière n'est pas bloquée, l'iMac sera mal équilibré et vous aurez du mal à le manipuler. Les réparations sont plus rapides et simplifiées avec une cale de maintien pour iMac, mais sont possibles sans.

Avant de commencer à travailler sur votre iMac : Débranchez l'ordinateur et appuyez sur le bouton de mise sous tension pendant dix secondes afin de décharger les condensateurs de l'alimentation.

Veillez à ne toucher ni les fils des condensateurs ni les soudures apparentes à l'arrière du bloc d'alimentation. Tenez toujours la carte par les côtés.

[* icon_note] With the hinge free to move, the iMac will be unbalanced and hard to work on. Repairs are fast and easy with an [product|IF145-224|iMac service wedge|new_window=true], but can be completed without one.
[* icon_note] If you are using the [product|IF145-470|iFixit cardboard service wedge], follow [guide|136068|these assembly directions] to put it together.
[* black] '''Before beginning any work on your iMac:''' Unplug the computer and press and hold the power button for ten seconds to discharge the power supply's capacitors.
[* icon_caution] '''Be very careful''' not to touch the capacitor leads or any exposed solder joints on the back of the power supply. Only handle the board by the edges.

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