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How do I replace the LCD inverter in a Gateway 3018GZ laptop?


Answers :

Hi,
Remove the screen bezel (plastic screen surround), this will reveal the whole screen. At the bottom of the screen you will see an elongated piece of circuit board with wires coming from either end covered by frosted plastic.
That is the inverter, to remove it gently pull the plugs from each end and remove the screw from the middle and pull the board away and replace it.
If you have not got a replacement yet look at the inverter for a copper coil, if you re-solder the solder points around the coil you may find it works again as components that suffer from extreme heat the solder joints dry causing bad connections, re-floating the solder solves the problem in 90% of cases.


Good luck.
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