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Introduction

Change out the entire display assembly, including the inverter, Airport antennas, hinges and casing.

  1. MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211 Display Assembly Replacement, Battery: étape 1, image 1 de 1
    • Use your fingers to push both battery release tabs away from the battery, and lift the battery out of the computer.

  2. MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211 Display Assembly Replacement, RAM Shield: étape 2, image 1 de 1
    • Remove the three identical Phillips screws from the memory door.

  3. MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211 Display Assembly Replacement: étape 3, image 1 de 1
    • Lift the memory door up enough to get a grip on it, and slide it toward you, pulling it away from the casing.

  4. MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211 Display Assembly Replacement, Upper Case: étape 4, image 1 de 1
    • Remove the two 2.8 mm Phillips screws in the battery compartment near the latch.

  5. MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211 Display Assembly Replacement: étape 5, image 1 de 1
    • Remove the following 6 screws:

    • Two 10 mm T6 Torx screws on either side of the RAM slot.

    • Four 14.5 mm Phillips screws along the hinge.

  6. MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211 Display Assembly Replacement: étape 6, image 1 de 1
    • Remove the four 3.2 mm Phillips screws on the port side of the computer.

  7. MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211 Display Assembly Replacement: étape 7, image 1 de 1
    • Rotate the computer 90 degrees and remove the two 3.2 mm Phillips screws from the rear of the computer.

  8. MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211 Display Assembly Replacement: étape 8, image 1 de 1
    • Rotate the computer 90 degrees again and remove the four 3.2 mm Phillips screws from the side of the computer.

  9. MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211 Display Assembly Replacement: étape 9, image 1 de 1
    • Do not yank the upper case off quickly. The case is attached to the logic board via a ribbon cable.

    • Lift up at the rear of the case and work your fingers along the sides, freeing the case as you go. Once you have freed the sides, you may need to rock the case up and down to free the front of the upper case (there are some hidden plastic clips that need to be clicked off).

  10. MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211 Display Assembly Replacement: étape 10, image 1 de 1
    • Disconnect the trackpad and keyboard ribbon cable from the logic board, removing tape as necessary.

    • Remove the upper case.

  11. MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211 Display Assembly Replacement, Display Assembly: étape 11, image 1 de 1
    • Disconnect the three antenna cables attached to the Airport Extreme card.

    • Apple was kind enough to include a label showing where each color antenna cable plugs in - just make sure to look at this when reconnecting the antenna cables.

  12. MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211 Display Assembly Replacement: étape 12, image 1 de 1
    • Deroute the Airport antenna cables from their channel in the left speaker.

  13. MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211 Display Assembly Replacement: étape 13, image 1 de 1
    • Disconnect the iSight cable from the logic board by sliding the cable to the left and out of its connector.

  14. MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211 Display Assembly Replacement: étape 14, image 1 de 1
    • Disconnect the inverter cable from the logic board by placing a spudger beneath the cable and lifting up.

  15. MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211 Display Assembly Replacement: étape 15, image 1 de 1
    • Disconnect the display data cable from the logic board by pulling sideways.

  16. MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211 Display Assembly Replacement: étape 16, image 1 de 1
    • Remove the silver T6 Torx securing the ground loop in the display data cable to the casing.

  17. MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211 Display Assembly Replacement: étape 17, image 1 de 1
    • Support the display with one hand while removing the following 3 screws:

    • Two 9.5 mm silver T6 Torx screws with threads on only part of the shaft on the inside of the display hinges.

    • One 9.5 mm silver T6 Torx screw with threads on the entire shaft on the outside of the left hinge.

  18. MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211 Display Assembly Replacement: étape 18, image 1 de 1
    • Grasp the display assembly on both sides and lift it up and out of the computer.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Real easy to follow. Great and simple instructions.

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