Pry up the front of the upper cover and release the twelve retaining locks that
secure the upper cover to the bottom cover.
Raise the upper cover slightly to obtain access and disconnect the LCD
harness from the main PCB.
For European backlit models, also disconnect the backlight PCB harness from the
Release the four retaining locks at the rear and remove the upper cover from
the bottom cover.
Remove the upper cover from the bottom cover.
(6) Remove the LCD module (upper cover removed):
Electro-Static Discharge Hazard
Wear an anti-static wrist strap with ground wire to prevent damage to sensitive
For the procedure for removing the LCD unit, refer to item (1) in 2.1 "Disassembling the