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

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I'm Looking for video or pics to replace my Trackpad

Macbook Pro 15" Unibody A1286 2.4 GHz (Penryn)

All the video's i see on the net are for the 13", and its so different.

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See if this guide will get you to it: MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Late 2008 and Early 2009 Upper Case Replacement Once you can get to the trackpad, they are pretty much all the same. Here's a guide on replacing the actual trackpad on an upper case: MacBook Unibody Model A1342 Trackpad Replacement

MacBook Unibody Model A1342 Trackpad Image


MacBook Unibody Model A1342 Trackpad Replacement

Difficulty: Moderate20 - 40 minutes

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It appears that removing the trackpad is the very last piece to be removed, just about a complete teardown, a real bummer.


Did you look at the second link I gave?


@mayer, do you think this would work from here?


Page 94 and on is good, but the guide Walter wrote is pretty complete. The main problem is dealing with these little bitty screws and getting the positioning correct before tightening them.


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