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Select a difficulty level for this entire task (including any prerequisite instructions). The difficulty ranking reflects the experience, physical dexterity, and risk involved.

Very easy

Does not require opening device.


Requires minimal disassembly and requires only basic tools like a Phillips or flat-head screwdriver.


Requires a fair amount of disassembly. This is a task that most people would not perform without instruction.


Requires significant disassembly and may require specialized tasks like soldering.

Very difficult

This task is considered quite challenging, may require specialized tasks like micro-soldering, and may risk damage to the device. If you can do this, people may call you MacGyver on occasion.

  • MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Early 2011 Lower Case Replacement
  • MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Early 2011 Battery Connection Replacement
  • MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Early 2011 AirPort/Bluetooth Assembly Replacement

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  • 1 × Phillips #00 Screwdriver
  • 1 × Spudger
  • 1 × MacBook Pro Unibody (Early 2011/Late 2011/Mid 2012) Airport/Bluetooth Board
  • 1 × MacBook Pro 13" Unibody (Model A1278 Early 2011 Late 2011 Mid 2012) Airport Bluetooth Bracket
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