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Use this guide to help you replace a scratched, scuffed, bent or broken bottom panel on your MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Early 2013.

  1. MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Early 2013 Lower Case Replacement, Lower Case: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the following P5 pentalobe screws securing the lower case to the MacBook Pro:

    • Eight 3.0 mm

    • Two 2.3 mm

  2. MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Early 2013 Lower Case Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Lifting from the edge nearest the clutch cover, lift the lower case off the MacBook Pro.

    • Set the lower case aside.


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

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difficulty moderate? really?

goneiram - Reply

The difficulty is listed as moderate due to the specialized tools required to get into the device. Not everyone has a pentalobe driver laying around! =)

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