Released October 2008 / 2.4, 2.53, 2.66, 2.8 or 2.93 GHz Core 2 Duo Processor

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How can I fix the last bit of screen wobble?

Hi! I have an early 2009 MacBook Pro for which I just tightened the display hinge. It used to be very loose -- now it's much better. However, the display still wobbles a tiny bit, and I'm wondering if there is a way to fix it. I don't think I can tighten the screws on the hinge much more, if at all.

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This model has a weak spot about an inch up from the bottom left hand corner and the frame may have broken there.

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What do you mean "the frame"? The black plastic hinge cover does indeed have a crack on the left side, but the crack is only on the cover and doesn't affect the actual hinge at all.

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The display frame holder may be broken on the inside.

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Is the only way to check that by taking apart the actual display?

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Yes. If your careful with it and open from the right hand side you should be OK. Was I right in my assumption that the problem is on the left hand side?

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I didn't try, after all. I'm not confident in myself to take apart the display without breaking it entirely. Also, I don't have the tools (namely, a heat gun).

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