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MacBook Core Duo Left Clutch Hinge Replacement

Replace a broken left clutch hinge in your MacBook Core Duo.

A MacBook display is only as good as its weakest link. If that weak link happens to be the left clutch hinge, replace it with a new one.

Step 1 Left Clutch Hinge  ¶ 

Remove the piece of tape stuck to the left clutch hinge.

Step 1 Left Clutch Hinge  ¶ 

  • Remove the piece of tape stuck to the left clutch hinge.

Step 2  ¶ 

Remove the single 3.2 mm Phillips screw securing the inverter cable to the left clutch hinge.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the single 3.2 mm Phillips screw securing the inverter cable to the left clutch hinge.

Step 3  ¶ 

Remove the three 3.2 mm Phillips screws securing the left clutch hinge to the rear display bezel.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Remove the three 3.2 mm Phillips screws securing the left clutch hinge to the rear display bezel.

Step 4  ¶ 

Remove the left clutch hinge from the rear display bezel.

Step 4  ¶ 

  • Remove the left clutch hinge from the rear display bezel.