ifixit trackpad replacement alternative

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by SJTrance, Oct 21, 2016.

  1. SJTrance macrumors member

    Jun 24, 2010
    My 2009 Macbook Pro needs a trackpad replacement. It's been wonky for a while now. It doesn't hold the click when I click and drag. The touch "click" holds just fine. I replaced the battery a little while ago and that isn't a problem. I wanted to get the replacement pad from ifixit but they're out of stock. I see some very cheap ones on amazon and ebay, but I'm very sketched out about going cheap on something like this that is an integral part of my computer usage. Any suggestions? Thanks.
  2. Gav2k macrumors G3


    Jul 24, 2009
    It may just need adjusting have you tried that first?
  3. SJTrance thread starter macrumors member

    Jun 24, 2010
    Yes, I've tried that too. It didn't seem to do the trick.
  4. tubeexperience macrumors 68040

    Feb 17, 2016
    Get one from eBay.

    It it does't work, return it and buy another.

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