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MacBook Pro 15" Unibody 2.53 GHz Mid 2009 RAM Replacement

What you need

  1. MacBook Pro 15" Unibody 2.53 GHz Mid 2009 RAM Replacement, Lower Case: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the following ten screws securing the lower case to the upper case:

    • Seven 3 mm Phillips screws.

    • Three 13.5 mm Phillips screws.

  2. MacBook Pro 15" Unibody 2.53 GHz Mid 2009 RAM Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Using both hands, lift the lower case near the vent to pop it off two clips securing it to the upper case.

    • Remove the lower case and set it aside.

  3. MacBook Pro 15" Unibody 2.53 GHz Mid 2009 RAM Replacement, RAM: step 3, image 1 of 2 MacBook Pro 15" Unibody 2.53 GHz Mid 2009 RAM Replacement, RAM: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Release the tabs on each side of the chip by simultaneously pushing each tab away from the RAM.

    • These tabs lock the chip in place and releasing them will cause the chip to "pop" up.

    • After the RAM chip has popped up, pull it straight out of its socket.

    • Repeat this process if a second RAM chip is installed.

Conclusion

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

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One Comment

How is this easier than removing a drive? Its both relatively easy. Otherwise good guides.

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