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What parts do I need to fix a MacBook hinge?


So believe the hinges on my Macbook are broken as my display can't stand up on its own as seen in the picture.

I am kind of confused on what I would need to replace in order to fix it.

Would I need to get a whole new display assembly or just the frame?

My Macbook is fully functional the display just can't stand up on its own.

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iFixit doesn't seem to have the hinges available. I would search on Ebay for your model number and see if they have the hinges available. If your problem is the hinges and hinges only; then you would not need to replace the whole display. The Hinges aren't an easy fix, but definitely do-able as long as you exercise patience and organization with the screws.

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Ifixit doesn't have a guide for replacing hinges either. You can loosely follow this guide to replace them. MacBook Unibody Model A1278 Display Assembly Replacement


Yeah, it's a pretty common problem!! Thanks ABCellars.


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