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MacBook Unibody Model A1278 LCD Panel Replacement

  • Autor: Walter Galan
  • Tiempo estimado: 2 - 4 horas
  • Dificultad: Muy difícil

Save money by replacing just the LCD rather than the whole display assembly.

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Paso 1 LCD Panel  ¶ 

De-route the display data cable from its retaining bracket near the lower left edge of the display.

Paso 1 LCD Panel  ¶ 

  • De-route the display data cable from its retaining bracket near the lower left edge of the display.

Paso 2  ¶ 

Remove the following six screws securing the LCD panel to the front bezel:

Paso 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the following six screws securing the LCD panel to the front bezel:

  • Four 3.25 mm Phillips with large heads.

  • Two 3.2 mm Phillips with small heads.

Paso 3  ¶ 

Do not try to remove the LCD yet. The circuitry along its lower edge is wedged in a gap along the lower edge of the display recess in the aluminum display assembly.

Paso 3  ¶ 

  • Do not try to remove the LCD yet. The circuitry along its lower edge is wedged in a gap along the lower edge of the display recess in the aluminum display assembly.

  • Hold the display vertically and tip it enough to grab the top edge of the LCD and rotate it slightly out of the display assembly, being careful not to break the circuitry off its lower edge.

  • Pull the LCD toward the top edge of the display to slide the circuitry along its lower edge out of the recess in the aluminum display assembly.

  • It may be helpful to use one hand to feed the display data cable through its channel in the aluminum display assembly as you pull the LCD toward the top edge of the display with the other hand.

Paso 4  ¶ 

Pull the LCD toward the top edge of the display to slide the circuitry along its lower edge out of the recess in the aluminum display assembly.

Paso 4  ¶ 

  • Pull the LCD toward the top edge of the display to slide the circuitry along its lower edge out of the recess in the aluminum display assembly.

  • It may be helpful to use one hand to feed the display data cable through its channel in the aluminum display assembly as you pull the LCD toward the top edge of the display with the other hand.

Paso 5  ¶ 

Peel the piece of tape covering the display data cable connector away from the edge closest to the LCD.

Paso 5  ¶ 

  • Peel the piece of tape covering the display data cable connector away from the edge closest to the LCD.

Paso 6  ¶ 

Use the tip of a spudger to flip up the thin steel retaining clip securing the display data cable to its socket on the LCD. Pull the display data cable straight away from its socket on the LCD.

Paso 6  ¶ 

  • Use the tip of a spudger to flip up the thin steel retaining clip securing the display data cable to its socket on the LCD.

  • Pull the display data cable straight away from its socket on the LCD.

  • Lift the LCD out of the display assembly and set it aside.