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MacBook Pro 13" Retina Display Mid 2014 Lower Case Replacement

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  1. MacBook Pro 13" Retina Display Mid 2014 Lower Case Replacement, Lower Case: step 1, image 1 of 1
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    • Remove the following ten screws securing the lower case to the upper case:

    • Two 2.3 mm P5 Pentalobe screws

    • Eight 3.0 mm P5 Pentalobe screws

    • Throughout this repair, keep track of each screw and make sure it goes back exactly where it came from to avoid damaging your device.

  2. MacBook Pro 13" Retina Display Mid 2014 Lower Case Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Wedge your fingers between the upper case and the lower case.

    • Gently pull the lower case away from the upper case to remove it.

  3. MacBook Pro 13" Retina Display Mid 2014 Lower Case Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 MacBook Pro 13" Retina Display Mid 2014 Lower Case Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • The lower case is connected to the upper case with two plastic clips near its center.

    • During reassembly, gently push down the center of the lower case to reattach the two plastic clips.

Conclusion

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

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Do i have to hear some "click" noise when reconnecting the plastic clips? I did gently push the middle of the lower case, but the clips did not reconnected (it was still easy to remove the lower case). Hence i just put screws back, and then little bit strongly push the lower case again, but there was no "click" noise eithe ... However, the bottom case is completely flat, so i suppose it is ok...

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