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iBook G4 14" 1.42 GHz Display Replacement

Change out the entire display assembly, including the inverter, AirPort antenna, hinges and plastic casing.

Secciones

Paso 1 Display  ¶ 

Remove the three 3 mm Phillips screws securing the AirPort card bracket to the framework.

Paso 1 Display  ¶ 

  • Remove the three 3 mm Phillips screws securing the AirPort card bracket to the framework.

  • Lift the AirPort card bracket up and out of the computer.

Paso 2  ¶ 

Remove the two 3 mm Phillips screws securing the AirPort card to the logic board.

Paso 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the two 3 mm Phillips screws securing the AirPort card to the logic board.

Paso 3  ¶ 

Using a spudger, pry up on the AirPort card from the end nearest the hard drive to separate the connector from the logic board.

Paso 3  ¶ 

  • Using a spudger, pry up on the AirPort card from the end nearest the hard drive to separate the connector from the logic board.

  • Be sure to pry only between the metal frame and the AirPort card.

Paso 4  ¶ 

Use a spudger to disconnect the two antenna cables from the AirPort card.

Paso 4  ¶ 

  • Use a spudger to disconnect the two antenna cables from the AirPort card.

  • Remove the AirPort card from the computer and set it aside.

Paso 5  ¶ 

De-route the antenna wires from above the heat sink, around the RAM socket, and below the optical drive.

Paso 5  ¶ 

  • De-route the antenna wires from above the heat sink, around the RAM socket, and below the optical drive.

  • Optical drive removal is not necessary for this step.

Paso 6  ¶ 

Turn the computer over.

Paso 6  ¶ 

  • Turn the computer over.

  • Disconnect the inverter cable from the logic board and deroute it from the metal framework, removing tape as necessary.

Paso 7  ¶ 

Turn the computer back over.

Paso 7  ¶ 

  • Turn the computer back over.

  • Use the black plastic loop to disconnect the display data cable from the logic board.

  • Deroute the microphone and display data cables from the metal framework, removing tape as necessary.

Paso 8  ¶ 

The cable you're about to remove is very fragile - do not pull directly on the wires. Instead, try to pry up the connector directly, using a spudger or a small flathead screwdriver if necessary.

Paso 8  ¶ 

  • The cable you're about to remove is very fragile - do not pull directly on the wires. Instead, try to pry up the connector directly, using a spudger or a small flathead screwdriver if necessary.

  • Disconnect the microphone cable at the front of the computer, between the left side of the hard drive and the metal framework.

  • Deroute the microphone and display data cables from the metal framework, removing tape as necessary.

Paso 9  ¶ 

Support the display with one hand and remove the single Phillips screw on either side of the hinge (two screws total).

Paso 9  ¶ 

  • Support the display with one hand and remove the single Phillips screw on either side of the hinge (two screws total).

  • The screws go in the outer holes on each side (you can see the threads in the correct hole).

Paso 10  ¶ 

Lift the display up and tilt it backwards, freeing it from the two metal alignment posts holding the hinges in place, and slide it away from you.

Paso 10  ¶ 

  • Lift the display up and tilt it backwards, freeing it from the two metal alignment posts holding the hinges in place, and slide it away from you.

  • Be sure all cables connecting the display to the computer are free before completely removing the display.