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MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2011 Battery Replacement

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This guide has been found to be exceptionally cool by the iFixit staff.

Replace the battery in your Early 2011 MacBook Pro 15" Unibody.

Use this guide to replace a worn-out battery.

Step 1 Battery  ¶ 

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Step 1 Battery  ¶ 

  • Remove the two 7.4 mm Tri-wing screws securing the battery to the upper case.

Step 2  ¶ 

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Step 2  ¶ 

  • Carefully peel the battery warning label off the upper case between the battery and the optical drive to reveal an additional Tri-wing screw.

  • Remove the last 7.4 mm Y1 Tri-wing screw securing the battery to the upper case.

  • Do not remove the label from the battery.

Step 3  ¶ 

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Step 3  ¶ 

  • Use the attached plastic pull tab to remove the battery from the upper case.