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MacBook Pro 17" Models A1151 A1212 A1229 and A1261 Display Inverter Replacement

Backlight not working? Use this guide to replace a burned out display inverter.

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Schritt 1 Display Inverter  ¶ 

Remove the piece of tape securing the backlight cables to the front display bezel.

Schritt 1 Display Inverter  ¶ 

  • Remove the piece of tape securing the backlight cables to the front display bezel.

Schritt 2  ¶ 

Carefully lift the inverter out of the clutch cover. Carefully lift the inverter out of the clutch cover. Carefully lift the inverter out of the clutch cover.

Schritt 2  ¶ 

  • Carefully lift the inverter out of the clutch cover.

Schritt 3  ¶ 

Disconnect the inverter cable by pulling its connector away from the socket on the inverter board. Disconnect the inverter cable by pulling its connector away from the socket on the inverter board.

Schritt 3  ¶ 

  • Disconnect the inverter cable by pulling its connector away from the socket on the inverter board.

Schritt 4  ¶ 

Disconnect the backlight connector from the inverter board. Be careful when removing this connector, as it may be firmly seated in its socket.

Schritt 4  ¶ 

  • Disconnect the backlight connector from the inverter board.

  • Be careful when removing this connector, as it may be firmly seated in its socket.

  • Remove the inverter from the display.