MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Late 2008 through Late 2011) LCD Panel

$99.95

Product code: IF161-069
Apple Part #: LP154WP3-TLA3, LP154WP4-TLA1

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MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Late 2008 through Late 2011) LCD Panel

$99.95

Product code: IF161-069
Apple Part #: LP154WP3-TLA3, LP154WP4-TLA1

Product Overview

Replace your old or damaged LCD!

The best artists admit that painting a masterpiece requires a skillful touch for delicate strokes, a good eye to capture colors and contrast, and a soundtrack from Pocahontas for inspiration. Behold all the colors of the wind today with our 15" Unibody LCD panel.

Replacing that broken or worn out LCD? You can buy either the standard resolution or upgrade to the high resolution model with 36% more pixels!

Includes LCD panel only. Does not include bezels, hinges, metal frame, cables, or iSight camera.

Compatibility

Identify your Mac

  • Late 2008 to Late 2011 15" Unibody MacBook Pros

Product Details

  • Size: 15.4"
  • Resolution: Standard: 1440x900
    High: 1680x1050

$99.95 Glossy / New

 
 

Condition:

New

Notes:

Brand new glossy LCD.

$79.95 Glossy / A-Stock

 
 
 

Condition:

Used, fully tested

Notes:

May have minor cosmetic blemishes and/or a dead pixel.

$169.95 Anti-Glare / New

 
 

Condition:

New

Notes:

Brand new anti-glare LCD.

$179.95 High Resolution / Glossy / New

 
 

Condition:

New

Notes:

Resolution: 1680x1050

$169.95 High Resolution / Glossy / A-Stock

 
 
 

Condition:

Used, fully tested

Notes:

May have minor cosmetic blemishes.

High Resolution: 1680x1050

$169.95 High Resolution / Anti-Glare / New

 
 

Condition:

New

Notes:

High Resolution: 1680x1050

$159.95 High Resolution / Anti-Glare / A-Stock

 
 
 

Condition:

Used, fully tested

Notes:

May have minor cosmetic blemishes.

High Resolution: 1680x1050

 

Replacement Guides

MacBook Pro 15" Unibody 2.53 GHz Mid 2009

Difficulty: Very difficult

MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2009

Difficulty: Very difficult

MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2010

Difficulty: Very difficult

 

Compatibility

MacBook Pro 15" Unibody 2.53 GHz Mid 2009
2.53 GHz (Mid 2009)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2011
2 GHz (Early 2011)
2.2 GHz (Early 2011)
2.3 GHz (Early 2011)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Late 2008 and Early 2009
2.4 GHz (Late 2008)
2.53 GHz (Late 2008)
2.66 GHz (Early 2009)
2.8 GHz (Late 2008)
2.93 GHz (Early 2009)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Late 2011
2.2 GHz (Late 2011)
2.4 GHz (Late 2011)
2.5 GHz (Late 2011)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2009
2.66 GHz (Mid 2009)
2.8 GHz (Mid 2009)
3.06 GHz (Mid 2009)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2010
2.4 GHz (Mid 2010)
2.53 GHz (Mid 2010)
2.66 GHz (Mid 2010)
2.8 GHz (Mid 2010)
 

Stories

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My Problem

LCD on MacBookPro was damaged and didn´t work properly

My Fix

Like a charm!

It was a bit hard no exactly know how much heating had to be done to ensure that display glam could be removed from adhesive edge around the display. I think I accidently heated it too much and a huall area of the glam became a bit "blurry". No worries though. I followed the iFixIt guide for the process and it was worlking really well. Some of the pictures did not match the look of my MacBookPro, but I figured it out anyway. All in all a successive repair and it now works like a new MacBookPro :)

My Advice

Especially how much heating needed to be done. That was tricky. And very difficult to deattatch the display glass from adhesive area. All the rest was a piece of cake!

My Problem

Broken LCD w/ verticle bands of solid white/black.

My Fix

Reasonably well. Used a hair dryer instead of a heat gun. Had a lot of trouble getting LVDS cable (also replaced) to stay in the lcd when putting everything back together.

My Advice

My LCD panel has about 50 stuck red pixels all in a clump in the lower left corner. This could be because of incorrect installation, but I've done a few of these and never had a problem before. I suspect a bad panel.

I would like to see more guidance on how much heat to apply to the glass, how to secure and route cables (especially lvds), and maybe some videos of the trickier parts of the repair.

My Problem

My mac took a bit of a tumble and the bottom quarter of the screen was distorted to just lines. Took it into to an Apple store to make sure it was the right problem and see if it would at least be around the same price as fixing it myself, but ~$500 was a little pricey for me.

My Fix

I only had two issues come up in the repair: taking the battery screws out with a flathead screwdriver and getting the glass off.

I saw that you could use a small flathead screwdriver, but it wasn't working for me for a bit. Just remember to keep it flat against one side of the star and you'll be fine.

I was hoping a hair dryer would work well enough to loosen the adhesive on the glass panel, but I wasn't so lucky. I looked on youtube for other guides and saw that someone didn't even use suction cups, just heated up the adhesive and used a metal hook to get the glass panel off. So I went to work with my hairdryer and plastic spudger and it came off after a little prying. Don't worry too much about breaking the panel, it's pretty sturdy.

My Advice

If you're on a budget, you don't need the suction cups, heat gun or the special T5 screwdriver. A heat gun would help, but if you have a hairdryer you can get by. A suction cup won't pick up the glass panel after just the hairdryer though, you'll need to gently pry the panel off by getting a spudger underneath the panel..

My Problem

The late-2008 Macbook Pro 15" - after a lightning discharged quite nearby the screen acquired a bad habit of turning white washed out. Could be a coincidence or just a factor promoting a defect.

The washout could be remedied by a little pinching of the screen - so it was just a matter of time the glass broke :(

My Fix

After almost a 3 year daily usage - the glue has detoriated and the glass came off easily.

just get the right tools - nothing sharp and metalic.

My Advice

2 things to bear in ming - more so be prepared beforehand:

• clean the old glue thoroughly. it helps afterwards when the new glass/glue needs sticking to. I did use dimethilaether - definitely nothing petrol based - they do tend to dissolve the rubber band around the screen as well do dry a long time.

• remove all shipping/handling materials from the glass - it's easy to overlook the inside of the screen ;)

My Problem

Lcd was broken, its cheaper do it by yourself

My Fix

LCD was replaced flawlessly... the front glass didnt had the same fate.

My Advice

remove the front glass is very tricky, better consider have a spare front glass handy

My Problem

Screen was smashed so I had to fix it

My Fix

This was not easy, but definitely worth the work. The instructions on this website are superb

My Advice

Make sure to keep track of which screws go where!

My Problem

I always try to fix things myself, and my wifes laptop screen was not going to be an exception.

My Fix

Easy! Simple! Step by step instructions that even a monkey can learn to follow. This was my first time ever working on electronics, so it was a bit intimidating at first, but very easy. The parts i ordered were in excellent condition and beautifully wrapped.

My Advice

Go for it! Order your stuff and do it yourself with these instructions!

My Problem

Back of aluminum had something fall on it and dented right into the lcd , and broke it.

My Fix

Very well , easy followed instructions did it in just under an hour for disassembling . Part arrived the next day put it in and reassembled in less time .

I had to drill out some stripped screws .. No big deal . I hammered out the dent in the aluminum once the old lcd was removed . Yes folks I used a drill and hammer on my laptop , still get a kick out of that .

My Advice

Be patient with the blow drier , use gloves . The aluminum gets hot .

My Problem

Il mio schermo LCD é morto ,fuori garanzia ovviamente costo riparazione 600 euro e più. Dopo aver messo del disossidante per contatti sul connettore dello schermo ha ricominciato a funzionare , peccato che abbia rovinato lo schermo

My Fix

Riparazione avvenuta con successo, a parte gli insetti dentro lo schermo

My Advice

Assicuratevi di avere una pistola ad aria compressa per poter pulire eventuali microinsetti quasi invisibili ma che si vedono una volta acceso lo schermo

My Problem

My lcd was bad

My Fix

As many others have said, getting the glass off was real tough, I found that when I wasn't having success in one corner, I tried a lower corner and it worked much better. From there I just pried all the way around, making sure to heat a bit as I went.

My Advice

I bought my led from Ifixit and there was a film over the screen! It had no obvious tabs, the way I knew it was there is there was like a pixelated "L" in the lower left portion of the screen! Very carefully use something (my nails were too short) to start pulling up the film, then pull it off. But only once you're ready to seal up the glass for good since you don't want any dust or smudges in there. Good luck