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MacBook Unibody Model A1278 Display Assembly Replacement

Use this guide to replace a broken display on your MacBook Unibody.

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Adım 1 Display Assembly  ¶ 

Disconnect the camera cable by pulling the male end straight away from its socket.

Adım 1 Display Assembly  ¶ 

  • Disconnect the camera cable by pulling the male end straight away from its socket.

  • Be careful not to pull up on the cable as you remove it from the socket.

Adım 2  ¶ 

De-route the camera data cable from the channel in the optical drive. De-route the camera data cable from the channel in the optical drive.

Adım 2  ¶ 

  • De-route the camera data cable from the channel in the optical drive.

Adım 3  ¶ 

Remove the following screws securing the camera data cable and right speaker to the upper case: One 9.9 mm partially threaded Phillips screw

Adım 3  ¶ 

  • Remove the following screws securing the camera data cable and right speaker to the upper case:

  • One 9.9 mm partially threaded Phillips screw

  • One 9.6 mm threaded Phillips screw

  • One 4 mm Phillips screw

  • Slide the camera cable bracket out from under the subwoofer and remove it from the computer.

  • The iSight cable has an eyelet through which passes the left-most screw in these pictures.

Adım 4  ¶ 

Grab the plastic pull tab secured to the display data cable lock and rotate it toward the DC-in side of the computer. Pull the display data cable connector straight away from its socket.

Adım 4  ¶ 

  • Grab the plastic pull tab secured to the display data cable lock and rotate it toward the DC-in side of the computer.

  • Pull the display data cable connector straight away from its socket.

  • Make sure to pull the connector straight away and not straight up from its socket.

Adım 5  ¶ 

Remove the following two screws from the display data cable bracket: One 7 mm Phillips screw.

Adım 5  ¶ 

  • Remove the following two screws from the display data cable bracket:

  • One 7 mm Phillips screw.

  • One 5 mm Phillips screw.

  • Lift the display data cable bracket out of the upper case.

Adım 6  ¶ 

Remove the two outer 6 mm Torx screws securing each side of the display to the upper case (4 screws total).

Adım 6  ¶ 

  • Remove the two outer 6 mm Torx screws securing each side of the display to the upper case (4 screws total).

Adım 7  ¶ 

Open your MacBook so the display is perpendicular to the upper case.

Adım 7  ¶ 

  • Open your MacBook so the display is perpendicular to the upper case.

  • Place your opened MacBook on a table as pictured.

  • While holding the display and upper case together with your left hand, remove the 6 mm Torx screw from the lower display bracket.

Adım 8  ¶ 

Be sure to hold the display and upper case together with your left hand.  Failure to do so may cause the freed display/upper case to fall, potentially damaging each component.

Adım 8  ¶ 

  • Be sure to hold the display and upper case together with your left hand. Failure to do so may cause the freed display/upper case to fall, potentially damaging each component.

  • Remove the last remaining 6 mm Torx screw securing the display to the upper case.

Adım 9  ¶ 

Grab the upper case with your right hand and rotate it slightly toward the top of the display so the upper display bracket clears the edge of the upper case. Rotate the display slightly away from the upper case. Lift the display away from the upper case, minding any brackets or cables that may get caught.

Adım 9  ¶ 

  • Grab the upper case with your right hand and rotate it slightly toward the top of the display so the upper display bracket clears the edge of the upper case.

  • Rotate the display slightly away from the upper case.

  • Lift the display away from the upper case, minding any brackets or cables that may get caught.