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MacBook Unibody Model A1278 Lower Case Replacement

Replace the aluminum bottom case in a MacBook Unibody.

Step 1 Lower Case  ¶ 

Remove the following eight screws securing the lower case to the chassis:

Step 1 Lower Case  ¶ 

  • Remove the following eight screws securing the lower case to the chassis:

  • One 3 mm Phillips screw.

  • Three 13.5 mm Phillips screws.

  • Four 3.5 mm Phillips screws.

Step 2  ¶ 

Using both hands, lift and remove the lower case off the upper case.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Using both hands, lift and remove the lower case off the upper case.