help I can't remove my battery coin operated latch broken

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  1. sublimemtb macrumors newbie

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    help I can't remove my battery the coin operated / broke off and no no no turning twisting pulling and pushing will get it to release the battery I need it to come out so I can replace the screen so I don't know what to do I don't really care if it ever works againI just have to get the battery outdoes anybody have any idea how to get this done?
    Thanks
     

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  2. logana macrumors 65816

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    Just stick a large screwdriver in the large slot in the middle and turn it clockwise through 90 degrees - the metal catches will release the battery...

    Easy !!!
     
  3. sublimemtb thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I've tried that it just spins and spins. And i can't seem to figure the way the mechanism is supposed to work
     
  4. MCAsan macrumors 601

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  5. sublimemtb thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Ive looked everywhere. And have come up with nothing
     
  6. MCAsan macrumors 601

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  7. sublimemtb thread starter macrumors newbie

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    It's the MacBook 3,1 A1181 i don't know the year because i got it third hand
    Thanks again
     
  8. MCAsan, Aug 31, 2014
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    MCAsan macrumors 601

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