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How to Do a MacBook Screen Replacement

If your has a broken or cracked screen you need to have it replaced. If it broke on its own and it's still under warranty you can return it to Apple and have them do it. If it isn't under warranty and you have Apple do it, the repair will be very expensive. You can have a third party repair shop replace the screen, or you can do it yourself which is the least expensive option. You can find replacements screen on the Internet. Here is how to replace the screen on your MacBook computer.
To disassemble the you will need a very small Phillips head screwdriver. Start the dis-assembly the first three screws that are located on the bottom of the.

Next, unscrew the screws that are located on the side of the. Then, unscrew the screws that are located on the inside of the battery location.

You need to know that almost every screw in the goes in a unique location. You should carefully lay out each screw in a pattern that represented how they went in the MacBook computer.
After you have removed all of the screws from the outer locations of the, remove the keyboard assembly. Then disconnect the motherboard from the display. This may be difficult because there are delicate cables that connect the motherboard to the monitor may be looped beneath more delicate internals such as the HD and the DVD ROM connections to the motherboard. These connections are screwed in connections, not simply cable plugs.

Disconnect the motherboard connections from all of the display connections and carefully remove the broken display from the.

To install the new screen in your just do the reverse. If, after you get your running again, you happen to notice that the screen is dim, you forgot to plug in the backlight for the display. If you can't use the CD drive you may have misplaced a component under the DVD/CD drive. These kinds of mistakes happen if you don't work slowly and carefully, and work on a clean surface, not on the carpet.
However, you did manage to replace the screen in your MacBook computer and saved yourself a considerable amount of time and money in the process. That makes you an expert in your own right.

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