Installing MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Optical Drive
Replace a broken optical drive in your Late 2011 MacBook Pro 13" Unibody.
- Author: Phillip Takahashi
- Time required: 30 to 45 minutes
- Difficulty: Moderate
Use this guide to replace a broken optical drive.
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- Lower Case 2 steps
- Battery Connection 2 steps
- Optical Drive 11 steps
- Optical Drive Replacement 1 step
Use the edge of a spudger to pry the battery connector upwards from its socket on the logic board.
It is useful to pry upward on both short sides of the connector to "walk" it out of its socket. Be careful with the corners of the connectors, they can be easily broken off.
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