Released June 2009 / 2.66, 2.8, or 3.06 GHz Core 2 Duo Processor

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Posible to replace trackpad


Is it possible to replace the trackpad on this machine? I can't find a guide here and I am wondering if there is another one I can follow that will allow me to replace it. I just bought this replacement track pad on ebay. Also, what tools should I buy?


Apple MacBook Pro 15.4" A1286 MB985LL/A MB986LL/A Genuine Trackpad 922-9035 A 151452348516

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You only need a very small phillips screwdriver. The screws are super small. Buy a good one straight away like the ones on ifixit if your is not sharp. Try this guide:

Replace trackpad on MacBook Pro 2009

I have replaced several trackpads. What I found out was that I usually only need to replace the cable from the trackpad to the logic board. Saved me some money. They cost about $10 on Ebay, like here: Trackpad cable on Ebay

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