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Step 1
Before proceeding, unplug and power down your MacBook. Close the display and flip it upside-down.
  • Before proceeding, unplug and power down your MacBook. Close the display and flip it upside-down.

  • 2015 models only: To avoid logic board damage, when your MacBook repair is complete but before powering it on, connect it to low-voltage power using a 5-Watt iPhone charger and a USB-C to USB-A cable.

  • Remove the following eight screws securing the lower case:

  • Two 1.8 mm P5 Pentalobe screws

  • Four 2.9 mm P5 Pentalobe screws

  • Two 6.1 mm P5 Pentalobe screws

  • Note the orientation of the screws as you remove them—they need to be reinstalled at a slight angle.

  • Throughout this repair, keep track of each screw and make sure it goes back exactly where it came from to avoid damaging your device.

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