2009 13" MBP unscrewing case

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by nooaah, Sep 12, 2009.

  1. nooaah macrumors 68000


    Sep 3, 2009
    Philadelphia, PA
    I'm trying to install memory but for some reason none of the screws save for two will actually unscrew. Is there a certain order I should be unscrewing these or are they known to be extremely tight? I feel like either the screw or screwdriver is going to break.

    I couldn't find anything on this in a search or apple's support so I apologize if this has been covered ad nauseam somehow.
  2. dennis123123 macrumors member

    Aug 30, 2009
    3 of the 4 top edge screws are much longer than the rest, but they should all be the same tightness and unscrew in any order.

    Are you using one of those tiny metal jewellers type screwdrivers? You probably won't get enough torque using a thin one.
  3. iPhanatic macrumors member

    Jul 21, 2008
    Cupertino, CA
    Check this video out


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