Late 2011 model, A1278 / 2.4 GHz i5 or 2.8 GHz i7 processor.

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Is this hinge a problem or not?

macbook pro late 2011 13 i nch

today i found out this :

is this a problem? i looked inside i saw the hinde rod move back and forth

the hinge is stil steady tho at all angles the screen doesnt drop (the magneets pull it down tho when super close)

only thing is when i move it from when its almost close position it makes a slight noice but nothing anoying since that position isnt used alot

should i replace the hinge or not?

does this involve removing the glass? my glass panel does need a replacement so that can be a combined repair if needed

if wanted i can shoot a inside video tomorow

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ok wil this fix it? i wil take it apart tomorow to paint the under site i wil take a look


Paint? just how beat up is his machine? How about a hard case?


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See step #13 of this guide. Put it in place and tighten the screws.

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011 Display Replacement

Remember, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it".

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