Introdução

Bring an aging MacBook Pro back to life with a new set of feet.

  1. Remove the following ten screws securing the lower case to the upper case:
    • Remove the following ten screws securing the lower case to the upper case:

      • Seven 3 mm Phillips screws.

      • Three 13.5 mm Phillips screws.

  2. Using both hands, lift the lower case near the vent to pop it off two clips securing it to the upper case.
    • Using both hands, lift the lower case near the vent to pop it off two clips securing it to the upper case.

    • Remove the lower case and set it aside.

    • Remove any broken or damaged feet.

    • Remove any pieces from the old foot that may have broken off in the foot hole.

    • Use tweezers to peel up and remove the old adhesive tape from the foot pad.

    • Scrub the foot pad with adhesive remover to remove any remaining adhesive.

    • Wipe the foot pad with an alcohol prep pad to remove any residue left by the cleaner.

    • Peel a replacement foot from the plastic backing.

    • Align the new foot inside the foot pad.

    • Make sure the alignment nub on the foot is lined up with the small hole near the perimeter of the pad.

    • Lay the foot down while keeping it properly aligned.

    • Check for proper alignment from the inside of the lower case. Use tweezers to slide the alignment nub so it lines up with the hole.

    • Press the new foot down firmly with your finger and maintain pressure for 30 seconds to set the pressure sensitive adhesive.

    • Repeat the last six steps for any broken or damaged feet.

Conclusão

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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