MacBook Unibody Model A1278 Upper Case Replacement
Transfer over your trackpad and replace the upper case on your MacBook Unibody Model A1278.
- Author: Andrew Bookholt
- Difficulty: Difficult
Use this guide to replace your upper case. The end of this guide details how to transfer the trackpad to your new upper case.
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- Access Door 2 steps
- Battery 1 step
- Lower Case 2 steps
- Display Assembly 9 steps
- Upper Case 30 steps
- Upper Case Replacement 9 steps
Remove the following screws securing the camera data cable and right speaker to the upper case:
One 9.9 mm partially threaded Phillips screw
One 9.6 mm threaded Phillips screw
One 4 mm Phillips screw
Slide the camera cable bracket out from under the subwoofer and remove it from the computer.
The iSight cable has an eyelet through which passes the left-most screw in these pictures.
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