Hinge making "cracking" sound when moved

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by kinkster, Apr 4, 2010.

  1. kinkster macrumors 6502a

    Sep 15, 2008
    Title says it all.. It'll feel like there's a bit of resistance to moving it and when it does it makes a rather loud cracking/creaking noise. After I've just done it, it won't happen again until I leave it sitting in one position for a while.

    13" MBP

    Is it going to break and if it does will apple replace it?
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
  3. Opstech macrumors 6502a


    Jan 5, 2010
    Mine does the same. I looked it up in MRoogle and found that the cracking sound is really the wires in the plastic housing rubbing on the inner housing of the sheeth. It made sense to me. The guy had pictures showing the wear on the inside of the plastic. I'm to chicken to take mine apart like that, so I took it to apple and had them do it. they just re adjusted the wires. It still makes the cracking noise, but not as loud. I live with it...lol....
  4. canada eh macrumors regular

    Dec 22, 2009
    Barrie, Ontario
    my 13" MBP does the same like the above post says, its not a bug, its a feature!

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