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replacement worked great, and instructions were clear

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MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2009

MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2009 Upper Case Replacement

MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2009 Upper Case Replacement

Difficult

Mijn probleem

Spilled a drink on my keyboard. After drying out, the keyboard still didn't work.

Mijn oplossing

Took a good 2-3 hours to take all those little tiny screws out, change the topcase, and get it back together. One of the little screws got stripped, but it was just holding a cable tie-down, so I broke off the cable tie down and everything else went fine. When I got all the little screws back in, it started right up and worked fine! Apple Store wanted $1200 for the repair, and I spent $300. Well worth it.

Mijn advies

1) Work in a well-lit area, and if your eyes are like mine, get a magnifying glass so you can see for sure what type of screwdriver you need.

2) Be careful about stripping screws-- some are put in by Apple really tight, and you can strip them before you know it. You have to press down hard while turning to get them loose.

3) I didn't do this, but it would be a good idea to make labels for the different sets of screws, i.e. which are for hard drive, which are for logic board, etc. I had to mull over which were for which after I got them all out. Definitely keep the sets of screws sorted.

MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Mid 2009) Upper Case and Trackpad afbeelding
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Mid 2009) Upper Case and Trackpad

$39.99

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