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MacBook Core Duo Upper Case Cable Replacement

MacBook Core Duo upper case cable replacement.

Replace the cable on your MacBook Core Duo that connects the upper case to the logic board.

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Schritt 1 Upper Case Cable  ¶ 

If you have a silver upper case cable, skip to Step 22.

Schritt 1 Upper Case Cable  ¶ 

  • If you have a silver upper case cable, skip to Step 22.

  • If you have a brown upper case cable, follow this and the following steps to replace your upper case cable.

  • Carefully peel the upper case cable off the adhesive securing it to the upper case.

Schritt 2  ¶ 

Use the flat end of a spudger to carefully peel up the adhesive around the perimeter of the plastic panel stuck to the underside of the trackpad. Remove the panel from the upper case.

Schritt 2  ¶ 

  • Use the flat end of a spudger to carefully peel up the adhesive around the perimeter of the plastic panel stuck to the underside of the trackpad.

  • Remove the panel from the upper case.

Schritt 3  ¶ 

Use the tip of a spudger or your fingernail to flip up the retaining flap on the upper case cable ZIF socket near the keyboard cable. Be sure you are prying up on the retaining flap, not the socket itself.

Schritt 3  ¶ 

  • Use the tip of a spudger or your fingernail to flip up the retaining flap on the upper case cable ZIF socket near the keyboard cable.

  • Be sure you are prying up on the retaining flap, not the socket itself.

Schritt 4  ¶ 

Gently peel up the section of the upper case cable stuck to the keyboard ribbon cable, being careful not to disturb the keyboard ribbon cable in the process.

Schritt 4  ¶ 

  • Gently peel up the section of the upper case cable stuck to the keyboard ribbon cable, being careful not to disturb the keyboard ribbon cable in the process.

Schritt 5  ¶ 

Pull the top upper case ribbon cable connector out of its socket under the trackpad.

Schritt 5  ¶ 

  • Pull the top upper case ribbon cable connector out of its socket under the trackpad.

Schritt 6  ¶ 

Use the tip of a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the mouse button ribbon cable socket. Be sure you are prying up on the retaining flap, not the socket itself.

Schritt 6  ¶ 

  • Use the tip of a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the mouse button ribbon cable socket.

  • Be sure you are prying up on the retaining flap, not the socket itself.

Schritt 7  ¶ 

Pull the mouse button ribbon cable out of its socket.

Schritt 7  ¶ 

  • Pull the mouse button ribbon cable out of its socket.

Schritt 8  ¶ 

Use the flat end of a spudger to help peel the last portion of the upper case ribbon cable off the adhesive securing it to the underside of the trackpad.

Schritt 8  ¶ 

  • Use the flat end of a spudger to help peel the last portion of the upper case ribbon cable off the adhesive securing it to the underside of the trackpad.

Schritt 9  ¶ 

Remove the upper case cable from the upper case.

Schritt 9  ¶ 

  • Remove the upper case cable from the upper case.

Schritt 10  ¶ 

Use the flat end of a spudger to carefully peel up the adhesive around the perimeter of the plastic panel stuck to the underside of the trackpad. Remove the panel from the upper case.

Schritt 10  ¶ 

  • Use the flat end of a spudger to carefully peel up the adhesive around the perimeter of the plastic panel stuck to the underside of the trackpad.

  • Remove the panel from the upper case.

Schritt 11  ¶ 

Carefully peel the upper case cable and the piece of clear tape off the bottom of the upper case.

Schritt 11  ¶ 

  • Carefully peel the upper case cable and the piece of clear tape off the bottom of the upper case.

Schritt 12  ¶ 

Use the tip of a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the upper case cable ZIF socket. Be sure you are prying up on the hinged retaining flap, not the socket itself.

Schritt 12  ¶ 

  • Use the tip of a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the upper case cable ZIF socket.

  • Be sure you are prying up on the hinged retaining flap, not the socket itself.

Schritt 13  ¶ 

Pull the upper case cable out of its socket and remove it from the upper case.

Schritt 13  ¶ 

  • Pull the upper case cable out of its socket and remove it from the upper case.