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Model A1286. Released February 2011 / 2.0, 2.2, or 2.3 GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7 Processor

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Replaced Trackpad now Click Doesn't work

So the glass on my old touchpad broke and I ordered an OEM trackpad to replace it. I got it all back in (reused the cable) and everything works but the click. Touch works fine, but no click.

I tried adjusting the torx screw in a bunch of different ways, no difference. So I then put in the old trackpad with broken glass. That doesn't work either, touch fine, no click.

What could I be missing? It must be some way i'm mounting it. Does the tension on the two little metal pieces that hold it in place matter? Any tips?

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Can you clarify what you mean by Click here. Does the button plate depress correctly (depresses & springs back) or does the system fail to acknowledge the press of the plate? Do you get it to sense the press on one or more edges?


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You probably need to get new screws.

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You think the little screws on the top of the trackpad are messed up?


Is your button moving or not?


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