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MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Mid 2015 Lower Case Replacement

What you need

  1. MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Mid 2015 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 3.1 mm

    • Two 2.3 mm

  2. MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Mid 2015 Lower Case Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Mid 2015 Lower Case Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Lifting from the edge nearest the clutch cover, lift the lower case off the MacBook Pro.

  3. MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Mid 2015 Lower Case Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 3 MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Mid 2015 Lower Case Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 3 MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Mid 2015 Lower Case Replacement: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • The lower case has two plastic pegs (red) that fit into plastic clips in the upper case (orange).

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

Conclusion

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

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Do we need two different screw drivers for this or is the recommended one enough?

Jamey Rassweiler - Reply

You need the recommended one for the lid an a torx T5 for the screws inside

Oros -

hello i have a 2015 15” macbook pro nut i want them all custom to me so scraped off the paint to be clear back. ive seen many “clear looking stickers but they mostly look $@$*!&. have you herd of any copany selling a clearback housing and can only find stickers do you knaw any sites delling vlear hpusings?. the only other thing i can think of if have a friend #D print in clear and polish it till turns clear any ideas? i also wany yje top case vlrar slso but oe thing at a time

jae.good - Reply

I've had the back off my 2015 15" Retina MBP a few times, without any issues. I bequeathed it to my wife and now without warning there are several screws missing. I don't understand what happened, how can this be? (No, she didn't remove them just to prank me!)

Are new screws likely to stay in place, or is it more likely the screw sockets are damaged or stripped?

groblewis - Reply

I would try some loctite. The screws on mine had a small amount of the "green" version

Richard Peach -

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