Introdução

Removing an old or broken PRAM battery.

  1. Unplug all the cables from the computer, including the power cable. Lay the computer face-down, supporting the neck and base with a soft cloth under the screen.
    • Unplug all the cables from the computer, including the power cable. Lay the computer face-down, supporting the neck and base with a soft cloth under the screen.

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  2. Loosen the four Phillips #0 screws.
    • Loosen the four Phillips #0 screws.

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    • Carefully remove the base access panel.

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    • Remove the four 25mm T-15 screws.

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    • Open the housing plate.

    • Be gentle with the wires still connected to the logic board so as not to ruin the cables.

    • A fixed plug connector between the logic board and upper unit will cause some resistance. Pull gently but firmly.

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    • Gently remove the battery from its holder using the plastic opening tool.

    • Insert new battery.

    • Clean and re-apply thermal paste to the heat sink areas circled in Yellow. See Step 15 in iMac G4 17" Model M9168LLA Hard Drive Replacement for better photos and description.

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Conclusão

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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We are not allowed to use screwdrivers to pry open stuff. Unfortunately, that is exactly what we did in step 6 of Dissasembling the back up battery

David Hunter - Responder

Don't you need to replace the thermal paste?

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