Removal steps of the LCD stripe bezel
3020 LCD panel assembly and LCD cable
Read this first before replacing the LCD panel assembly for models with a color sensor
Importa nt: If the computer you are servicing has a color sensor and the LCD panel assembly needs a
replacement, order a special LCD panel FRU kit for color sensor model from Lenovo. The FRU kit contains
an LCD panel, a USB key/disc, and an instruction flyer.
To replace the LCD panel, be sure to follow these steps:
1. Before you replace the LCD panel, locate the label on the plastic jacket of the new LCD panel. Locate
the numeric key number on the label and record it.
2. Replace the failing LCD panel with the new one that was shipped to you.
3. Start the computer and enter the Windows operating environment.
4. Insert the disc or USB key that came with the new LCD panel. If the autorun function is enabled, the Panel
Replacement Utility program starts automatically. If the program does not start automatically, run the
program manually by exploring the disc or USB key and double-clicking PanelReplacementUtility.exe.
5. Follow the instructions on the screen to perform the initial color calibration. When the key number is
required, type the number that you recorded in step 1. Then the Panel Replacement Utility program
starts to measure the new LCD panel and perform the initial color calibration.
6. When the initial calibration is finished, a dialog box is displayed. Click OK to exit the Panel Replacement
Important: If the computer is protected by a hard disk password or a Windows password, do one of
• Ask the customer for the password to run the Panel Replacement Utility program.
• Provide the disc/USB key and the numeric key number to the customer and guide the customer to run
the Panel Replacement Utility program.
Failing to run the Panel Replacement Utility program will require another LCD panel replacement.
Read "Before servicing the computer" on page 70 first.
For access, remove this FRU:
"1020 Bottom cover" on page 72
"1090 Keyboard" on page 77
• Memory module bracket (See "1100 Memory module bracket and memory module (under the keyboard)"
on page 78.)
Removing or replacing a FRU