MacBook Unibody Model A1342 Battery Replacement
- Author: Walter Galan
- Difficulty: Moderate
Don't pay Apple to replace your worn out battery. Do it yourself!
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The lower case is constructed of rubber-coated aluminum. Do not excessively bend the aluminum during removal, as any permanent deformation will cause tolerance issues after reassembly.
Slightly lift the lower case near the vent opening.
Continue running your fingers between the lower and upper cases until the upper case pops off its retaining clips.
The location of these three clips is shown in the third picture.