MBP plastic part cracked

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Diego94, Nov 6, 2010.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Nov 6, 2010
    The plastic part conecting the screen and the keyboard in my MBP has a crack! i don't know were it comes from, i have never droped it or misshandeled my computer in any way. Will a repair be covered by the warranty?
  2. macrumors 6502


    Dec 8, 2009
    Correct me if I'm wrong, but you have a MacBook. Not a MacBook Pro. If so, yes. They will repair it for free as it was a design flaw ont their part.
  3. thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 6, 2010
    no, its a Macbook pro, the cracked part is the plastic part that conects the screen with the rest of the computer

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  4. Guest


    Sep 7, 2008
    forlod bygningen
    Do you have an Apple Store or an Apple Authorised Reseller/Repairshop in your area? If so, bring the MBP to them and show them your crack and they will tell you, if or if not it will be repaired under warranty.

    Btw, the images or photos you attached are blurry, thus at least me can't really discern what the crack is or what not.
  5. macrumors 68040


    Mar 27, 2009
    Seattle, WA
  6. thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 6, 2010
    Better Photos

    This pictures are better

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  7. macrumors 65816

    Mar 24, 2010
    As far as I can tell, it IS indeed a MBP. You can call Apple and see if you have luck with them. I'm not sure they'll fix it though.
  8. macrumors newbie

    Aug 26, 2009
    It is actually steel hinges that connect the screen to the computer. The plastic part that broke is just a cover over that area so you don't see the wires. It should not affect the computer negatively as far as I know.
  9. macrumors 604


    Apr 6, 2007
    Also, it's still hard to tell with those really blurry images, but it looks more like a scratch than an actual crack.
  10. macrumors 65816


    Nov 3, 2009
    Just buy the part and fix it yourself. I don't know which MBP you have but here's the part for a 2008/2009 15" MBP. It's only $15...better to pay that than to go through the hassle of trying to get it fixed under warranty.

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