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MacBook Unibody (Model No. A1278) Battery


Product code: IF160-005-1
Apple Part #: 661-4817


Identify your Mac

  • 2 or 2.4 GHz Unibody (Model No. A1278) 13" MacBooks

Product Details

  • Model #: A1280
  • Capacity: 4000-4300mAh

  $109.95 New





6 month warranty


The cycle count and capacity are that of a new battery. It may have some scratches or minor cosmetic blemishes.

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MacBook Unibody Model A1278
2 GHz (A1278)
2.4 GHz (A1278)


My Problem

My original OEM battery was dying. Replacing it worked just fine.

My Fix

Replacing it worked just fine, no glitches.

My Advice

Order from ifixit!

My Problem

running hot

My Fix

replaced heatsink and thermal paste..follow the guide from ifixit, went smooth. Also second time getting into the logic board and heatsink.

My Advice

just follow the ifixit guide. i used an egg carton to separate the screws and small parts in..don't forget the electrical connector for the heatsink!

My Problem

was running out of hard drive space warranty was up and it seemed like it was time.

My Fix

easy, simple, exactly as the I-Fixit repair guide illustrated.

the hard-drive transfer shell worked superbly to get info off of hard drive and onto new drive.

thank you!

My Advice

i didn't use the stick included in the kit. i wasn't sure what that was for.

My Problem

Needed a new macbook battery and charger

My Fix

super quick and easy!

My Advice

Use ifixit! Got the parts for $50 cheaper than anywhere else online, in new condition, quick shipping, and great repair guides!