Model A1181: 1.83, 2, 2.1, 2.13, 2.16, 2.2, or 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo processor

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How & what is needed for case replacement?

"What parts and tools do I need for a 'do-it-yourself' repair of the following items?"

1. Keyboard palm rest plastic has broken away at upper lid contact points.

2. Hinge plastic has cracked through on either side of connection to upper lid.

3. Lower case has cracked through at rear screws on either side of hinge.

4. Lower case has stress fractures underside along rear vent.

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Here is the guide for the Bottom Case. Here is the guide for the Upper Case. This guide is for the Hinges. All the information on the tools needed for the repairs are noted on each repair guide. Good Luck!!

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MacBook Core 2 Duo Upper Case Image

Guide

MacBook Core 2 Duo Upper Case Replacement

Difficulty:

Moderate

45 minutes - 2 hours

MacBook Core 2 Duo Lower Case Image

Guide

MacBook Core 2 Duo Lower Case Replacement

Difficulty:

Difficult

3 - 5 hours

MacBook Core 2 Duo Right Clutch Hinge Image

Guide

MacBook Core 2 Duo Right Clutch Hinge Replacement

Difficulty:

Difficult

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