It is a major take apart. That of course is relative to your degree of confidence. You do have to take apart a lot of the case and the lcd to expose the hinge canal. The folks at smalldog.com had a tech article which was written by one of their customers who tackled it under the same circumstances as you are in. Send them an email to locate the article for you.The wiring harness is about $25 and they carry it. They would also probably be able to confirm whether this is actually your problem. Use the email: techtails at smalldog.com and it will go straight to the tech guys. They also write a weekly newsletter that usually has some good tech tips in it. On Monday, August 2, 2004, at 07:12 PM, iBook List wrote: > I see. Is this something that would be simple enough to try and fix, > or = > am I > looking at sending it away? I'm hoping to hear that it isn't like = > replacing > a hard drive.