Can't remove battery from Ti G4?!?!

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Roo, Jun 22, 2005.

  1. Roo macrumors newbie

    Roo

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    This is a very goofy first post, I fear, but..

    Help! I can't remove the battery from my Titanium G4. I've looked at (wonder of wonders :rolleyes: ) the manual, and slid the release bar in the appropriate direction, but can't seem to get the thing out. I used a pen cap to pry it a little, but am wary of applying too much pressure, lest I damage something.

    Please advise--do I need a proper pry bar to get the thing out or is something amiss? Tips? Tricks? It doesn't seem like it should be putting up this much of a fight...

    Thanks.
     
  2. ITASOR macrumors 601

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    Interesting problem! Is this the first time you've removed it? Are you sure no one is playing a trick on you with super glue? ;)
     
  3. Roo thread starter macrumors newbie

    Roo

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    Yeah, it's the first time (I recently acquired the machine--to replace my old "toilet seat" iBook that tanked--from my Mom who was upgrading to a 17". She's unlikely to foozle with superglue. ;) )
     
  4. Bibulous macrumors 6502a

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    I have this problem with my TiBook. Hold the release bar in the release position, then use a small screwdriver to pry out the battery. Don't think you can damage anything with normal force.

    Problem with mine is that the spring is not at snappy as is used to be :rolleyes:
     
  5. Roo thread starter macrumors newbie

    Roo

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    Success! Thanks!

    It also seems springier now...
     

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