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[* black] If using liquid adhesive remover, apply another 1 milliliter or so under each of the final two, middle cells.
[* icon_note] It may help to elevate one side of your MacBook Pro a few inches so that the adhesive remover flows in the correct direction, underneath the battery cells. You can use a sturdy book or foam block to prop up one side of your MacBook Pro while you work.
[* black] Allow 2-3 minutes for the adhesive remover to penetrate before you continue.
[* black] Gently folding the right-most battery cells out of the way, insert a plastic card under the right center cell.
[* black] Push the card in about half of its length to cut the adhesive holding the battery cell to the case.
[* icon_caution] Be sure to avoid the trackpad control board. Aim the card up toward the logic board, where the adhesive is.
[* black] Leave the card in place to keep the adhesive from re-sealing.