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iBook G4 14" 933 MHz-1.33 GHz Upper Case Replacement

  • Autor: iRobot
  • Dificultad: Moderar

Changing the top case will also give you a new trackpad.

Paso 1 Upper Case  ¶ 

Remove the following 11 screws from the bottom of the computer:

Paso 1 Upper Case  ¶ 

  • Remove the following 11 screws from the bottom of the computer:

  • Three 3 mm Phillips around the battery compartment. (Some models may only have two screws.)

  • Three 4.5 mm Phillips along the optical drive bezel. (a magnetic screwdriver may help to lift these screws out)

  • One 11 mm Phillips in the lower right corner. (if present)

  • Four 14.5 mm Phillips.

Paso 2  ¶ 

We recommend placing the computer on a soft cloth from this point on to prevent damaging the logic board.

Paso 2  ¶ 

  • We recommend placing the computer on a soft cloth from this point on to prevent damaging the logic board.

  • Turn over the computer and open it.

  • Remove the 2 Phillips screws (3mm) from the edges of the keyboard area.

  • Remove the 4 mm Phillips screw from the lower left corner.

Paso 3  ¶ 

Before you can yank the upper case off, you must disconnect the trackpad connector, the blue and white power cable, and speaker cable as described in the next steps. Be especially careful with these cables; never pull directly on the cables, but use a spudger to pry up the connector directly.

Paso 3  ¶ 

  • Before you can yank the upper case off, you must disconnect the trackpad connector, the blue and white power cable, and speaker cable as described in the next steps. Be especially careful with these cables; never pull directly on the cables, but use a spudger to pry up the connector directly.

  • Lift the upper case and use a spudger or your finger to disconnect the trackpad connector hidden beneath the white plastic tab. Due to model variatons your trackpad connector may be different than the one pictured.

Paso 4  ¶ 

Carefully lift the upper case about half of an inch and move it so that you can access the power and speaker cables.

Paso 4  ¶ 

  • Carefully lift the upper case about half of an inch and move it so that you can access the power and speaker cables.

Paso 5  ¶ 

The connectors at the ends of the cables are attached very firmly to the sockets on the logic board. Pulling directly on the cable will either separate the cable from its connector or the socket from the logic board.

Paso 5  ¶ 

  • The connectors at the ends of the cables are attached very firmly to the sockets on the logic board. Pulling directly on the cable will either separate the cable from its connector or the socket from the logic board.

  • Lift the upper case enough to disconnect the blue and white power cable from the logic board. Using your fingernails or a dental pick, carefully pry the connector from its socket. Make sure you're pulling only on the connector and not on the socket.

Paso 6  ¶ 

Carefully disconnect the multicolored speaker cable from the logic board. As before, make sure you're pulling only on the connector and not on the socket.

Paso 6  ¶ 

  • Carefully disconnect the multicolored speaker cable from the logic board. As before, make sure you're pulling only on the connector and not on the socket.