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Changes to MacBook Pro 13" Retina Display Late 2013 Upper Case Replacement Introduction

Edit by Walter Galan

Edit approved by Walter Galan

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Introduction
Use this guide to strip and replace the upper case including the keyboard in your MacBook Pro 13" Retina Display Late 2013.
This guide requires the removal of the heat sink. Don't forget to follow our [guide|744|thermal paste application guide] before you reinstall your heat sink.
Summary
Replace the upper case,Upper Case in your including keyboard, of aMacBook Pro 13" Retina Display Late 2013.

Tools

  • P5 Pentalobe Screwdriver Retina MacBook Pro and Air x1 removed.
  • Spudger x1 removed.
  • iOpener x1 removed.
  • Plastic Cards x1 removed.
  • T5 Torx Screwdriver x1 removed.
  • TR8 Torx Security Screwdriver x1 removed.
  • Tweezers x1 removed.
  • Arctic Silver Thermal Paste x1 removed.
  • Arctic Silver ArctiClean x1 removed.
  • Phillips #000 Screwdriver x1 removed.
  • iFixit Opening Tool x1 removed.