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-[* black] Oh MBP battery adhesive, do we really need to go through this again? We've fought this battle [guide|9462|before|stepid=36209]—multiple [guide|11225|times|stepid=40232], in fact.
-[* black] You may be tricky, but we've brought our favorite de-adhering tool, the [product|IF145-198-2|iOpener|new_window=true].
-[* black] It's an iFixit gift card! Well, not really. The only gift this [product|IF145-101|plastic card] brings, is the gift of repair, by enabling us to get into tight places.
-[* black] A few iOpeners, the plastic card, and loads of patience later, we peel up the battery.
- [* black] The center panel of the battery was harder to peel up than those that flanked it on the sides due to an uncomfortable armature surrounding it. Oh, and it had tons of extra glue.
+[* icon_note] Oh MBP battery adhesive, you're breaking our hearts. We've fought this battle [guide|9462|before|stepid=36209]—multiple [guide|11225|times|stepid=40232], in fact.
+[* black] To make matters worse, the [guide|11225|screwed in battery caddies of yesteryear|stepid=40232] have moved over the trackpad, burying the poor thing alive.
+[* black] We launch the rescue effort with our friends, [product|IF145-198-2|iOpener|new_window=true] and [product|IF145-101|plastic card]; after a hearty swig of patience we set to work.
+[* black] Victory at long last, the awkward battery assembly is wrested from the case.
+ [* icon_note] The new center panel batteries proved to be the toughest to extract due to the cable armature surrounding it and some crazy-strong adhesive.