Model A1238 / 80, 120, or 160 GB hard drive / black or silver metal front

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Feedback on battery replacement

The online instructions imply it is a very difficult task to replace the battery and can easily damage the unit. Has anybody done this successfully and do you have any tips to make it relatively foolproof?

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mlevinemfp, I've replaced plenty of those batteries. The worst and toughest part is to open the case. You definitely will need a putty knife and lots of patients to crack the case. (I always have a couple of new back case available since I habitually break/bend the clips.) Once the case is separated, it's a straight forward "no big deal" task.

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