macbook trackpad

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by mojohojo, Mar 22, 2007.

  1. mojohojo macrumors regular

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    is the macbook trackpad replaceable? can it be replaced free if still under waranty? there seems to be some hard stains on my trackpad
     
  2. Scarlet Fever macrumors 68040

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    the trackpad is on the same plate as they keyboard, so it's not as easy as pulling it out and replacing it. If its stained and within waranty, AppleCare should do it for you.

    Before you send it off, get a piece of paper towling, dampen it a bit (not so its dripping), and try to get the stain off. It might just come off easily :)
     
  3. mojohojo thread starter macrumors regular

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    What are applecare policy on replacing parts for free? if there is physical damage to the trackpad can i just ask to replace in still under warranty?
     
  4. mpw Guest

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    What colour are the stains?
    Do you eat Cheetos?
     
  5. macjay macrumors 6502

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    I believe there is a known discoloration issue. I assume that would only apply if you've attempted to clean it yourself and it cannot be removed. I've read of Apple replacing cases in such instances.

    The only way to know for sure is to call Applecare or bring it in to an Apple Store.
     

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