Today I explain how to replace cracked LCD screen in an Asus U52F laptop.
Asus U52F laptop has a LED backlit LCD screen which is relatively cheap these days.
It is not necessary to remove the display panel in order to replace the cracked screen. You can do it while the display still attached to the laptop.
Before you start, make sure the laptop is turned off and battery removed.
Using a sharp object remove the screw cover located in the lower left corner of the display.
Remove the screw.
Now remove the second screw cover located in the lower right corner.
Remove the screw.
Start separating the screen bezel from the display cover.
You can use a guitar pick or any other piece of soft plastic to separate the bezel.
There are many small plastic latches holding the bezel and cover together. Move the bezel left to right, up and down until those latches disengaged.
You’ll feel when they are disengaged.
Be careful, try not to break latches or the screen bezel will not seat tightly when you assemble everything back together.
Continue separating the screen bezel.
On the bottom part of the display the bezel will be glued to the screen with double sticky tape.
Try removing it so the sticky tape stays on the bezel, not on the screen. It can be reused when you assemble the display back together.
The screen bezel has been removed.
Remove four screws securing the LCD screen to the display cover.
Carefully separate the LCD screen from the cover and place it face down on the keyboard.
Now you can access the video cable connector which is located in the lower part of the LCD screen.
Remove tape securing the video cable connector.
Unplug the cable from the LCD screen.
Now you can remove the cracked LCD screen and replace it with a new one.
New LED backlit LCD screens for Asus U52F laptops available here.
Also, you can search for a new replacement screen using the model number printed on the original (cracked) screen.
In my case the model number was B156XW04 V.0