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The RAM cover keeps the RAM detachment lever from interfering with the battery and plays a role in protecting the HDD.

  1. MacBook Core 2 Duo RAM cover replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Rotate the battery latch 90° in clockwise with a coin.

  2. MacBook Core 2 Duo RAM cover replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the hatch, and remove it from the laptop

  3. MacBook Core 2 Duo RAM cover replacement, RAM cover: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Please remove the three Phillips screws equally spaced on the partition of the battery on the back side of the main unit.

    • Since the screw is fixed to the metal memory cover, there is no worry of losing it.

    • (Translator's Comment) Although I am unable to turn Phillips (Phillips) screws in accordance with the JIS standards sold in Japan, since it does not mean that the shapes are perfectly matched, There is a possibility that it may not be possible to reassemble in the worst case because it is scraped.

    • Drivers for Phillips screws are sold with the notation PHxxx or PH # xxx if going to a home center etc. (x is a number, it is like 000, 00, 0, 1, 2 ... from the smallest tip order). Or you can also purchase it at the iFixit store because it is sold.

  4. MacBook Core 2 Duo RAM cover replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Pull the L-shaped RAM cover towards you and remove it from the laptop.


To reassemble your device, follow these steps in reverse order.

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