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With the hinge free to move, the iMac will be unbalanced and hard to work on. Repairs can be completed as shown, but are faster and easier with an iMac service wedge.
  • With the hinge free to move, the iMac will be unbalanced and hard to work on. Repairs can be completed as shown, but are faster and easier with an iMac service wedge.

  • 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.

Con la bisagra libre para moverse, el iMac estará desequilibrado y será difícil trabajar con él. Las reparaciones se pueden completar como se muestra, pero son más rápidas y fáciles con una cuña de servicio iMac.

Antes de comenzar cualquier trabajo en su iMac: Desenchufa la computadora y mantenga presionado el botón de encendido durante diez segundos para descargar los condensadores de la fuente de alimentación.

Tenga mucho cuidado de no tocar los cables del condensador o cualquier junta de soldadura expuesta en la parte posterior de la fuente de alimentación. Solo maneja el tablero por los bordes.

[* icon_note] With the hinge free to move, the iMac will be unbalanced and hard to work on. Repairs can be completed as shown, but are faster and easier with an [product|IF145-224|iMac service wedge|new_window=true].
+ [* icon_note] If you are using the [product|IF145-470|iFixit cardboard service wedge], follow [guide|136068|these assembly directions] to put it together.
[* icon_reminder] ***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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