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First time computer repair...I think

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MacBook Unibody Model A1342

MacBook Unibody Model A1342 Upper Case Replacement

MacBook Unibody Model A1342 Upper Case Replacement

2 hours


My Problem

How come the keys aren't working on the computer anymore? I don't know. Maybe its because we accidentally spilled a drink on it. Uh-oh. Well the mac store wants over $300.00 to fix it. The local computer store said they can't help us so it was internet search here we go. I would have never really wanted to have to do this. I tear our cars apart all the time and things usually work out. My wife said she thought this was right up my alley. So click it and ship it along with some tools and i was faced with 47 steps of removing the keyboard let alone getting it back together.

My Fix

All in all it went fairly well. I had to back track a couple of times to get everything back right but the biggest fear was wondering if I got the keyboard plugged in right. It doesn't go back in easy since you are bending a tape and sticking it into a slot. I did not know if I went far enough for it to work but I guess I did.

My Advice

My mac did not have step 33 in it and I wondered if I was missing something. It should be noted that this step may not be necessary. My optical drive and rear speaker came out at the same time. More information about knowing if your keyboard connections are good might give more peace too.

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MacBook Unibody (A1342) Upper Case Image
MacBook Unibody (A1342) Upper Case


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