Display Hinges Left and Right

Tools

  • Soft cloth
  • Magnetic Phillips #0 screwdriver
  • Black stick (Apple part number 922-5065) or other nonconductive nylon or plastic flatblade tool

Preliminary Steps

Before you begin, remove

  • Battery
  • RAM door
  • Top case with keyboard
  • Optical drive
  • Display module
  • Display bezel
  • Clutch cover
  • Spacers at bezel scoops
  • Bezel scoops
  • Inverter board
  • LCD panel assembly

Part Location

1. With the display housing on a soft cloth, remove the three identical 4-mm long screws along the lower "arm" of each hinge.

2. Use a black stick to carefully pry up each hinge from the double-sided tape holding it to the display rear housing.

Replacement Note: When installing new hinges, peel off the adhesive backing and align the hinges over the screw standoffs in the display rear housing.

3. Install the replacement display hinges, and reassemble and test the computer.

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