Battery would not charge
It was pretty easy with the right tools and a guide. One screw is hidden and the guide showed where it is.
Doesn't take very long; be careful not to lose any of the tiny screws.
Also available as part of the Pro Tech Screwdriver Set
Please note: This is NOT the driver to open the 2012 Retina Display MacBook Pro or the MacBook Air, that driver can be found here: P5 Pentalobe Screwdriver Retina MacBook Pro and Air.
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The old battery had swollen enough to push on the trackpad.
The repair went exactly as advertised!
Because the old battery was swollen, it pushed against the bottom case panel with enough force to throw the tiny screws some distance as I loosened them! If your old battery is swollen, take care to appl . . .
The IMAC PRO 2009 model Battery was no longer charging though it was still working from the power cord .
I looked at all options including replacing the Mac
After watching the video tips.. I remembered what i had to do.
It took me less than 10 minutes to change it ..half of that was chat ting to my . . .
I needed to repair my trackpad, looking at some tutorial online to see if there is a way of fixing it, so I started unscrewing the bottom open up the laptop, then the trackpad is under the battery so needed to remove the battery 1st
Then looking at the battery I noticed it wasnt a regular shape and . . .
The old battery didn't have much life left in it, but that was actually the smaller problem. The battery had gotten to the point where it had swollen so much that it was pushing up on the bottom of the track pad made clicking impossible. I had to enable some of the multi-touch features just to be ab . . .