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MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Late 2008 and Early 2009 LCD Replacement

MacBook Pro 15" Unibody LCD Replacement.

  • Автор: Walter Galan
  • Сложность: Очень сложно

Save money by replacing just the LCD rather than the whole display assembly. This guide is not applicable for anti-glare displays.

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Шаг 1 LCD  ¶ 

Slide the clutch cover toward the right edge of the display. The clutch cover will move approximately .25" and stop. Do not force it too far to the right.

Шаг 1 LCD  ¶ 

  • Slide the clutch cover toward the right edge of the display.

  • The clutch cover will move approximately .25" and stop. Do not force it too far to the right.

  • When reinstalling the clutch cover, be sure to slip it over the components protruding from the lower edge of the display about .25" to the right of its final installed position on the display.

Шаг 2  ¶ 

Starting at its far left end, rock the clutch cover along its long axis while pulling it away from the clutch hinge. Working from right to left, carefully continue to release and lift the clutch along the lower edge of the display assembly.

Шаг 2  ¶ 

  • Starting at its far left end, rock the clutch cover along its long axis while pulling it away from the clutch hinge.

  • Working from right to left, carefully continue to release and lift the clutch along the lower edge of the display assembly.

  • Lift the clutch cover up off the front bezel and set it aside.

  • When reinstalling the clutch cover, be sure to widen the opening when slipping it over the small black plastic cosmetic cover that fills the open end of the clutch cover when it is in place. The cosmetic cover has very thin and delicate plastic arms that hold it to the right clutch hinge.

Шаг 3  ¶ 

Remove the six 2.9 mm Phillips screws securing the LCD panel to the front bezel.

Шаг 3  ¶ 

  • Remove the six 2.9 mm Phillips screws securing the LCD panel to the front bezel.

Шаг 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.

Шаг 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.

Шаг 5  ¶ 

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

Шаг 5  ¶ 

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

Шаг 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.

Шаг 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.

  • If you are replacing the LVDS/display data cable, simply de-route it from its slot cut into the display casing.