Remove top case, clean, replace (Early 2008 white MB)

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by jshelton, Oct 24, 2008.

  1. jshelton macrumors 6502a

    Aug 4, 2008
    I managed to keep my MB looking great since buying it several months ago. I plan on using a magic eraser or something similar to clean it when I start to notice dirt on it.

    Would it be a bad idea to remove the top case and disconnect the trackpad cable before cleaning it [palmrest and keys]. I figured that I could give it a better scrubbing and not have to worry about getting moisture inside. This would only be a once a year thing.
  2. techound1 macrumors 68000


    Mar 3, 2006
    You don't want to get moisture in the keyboard or trackpad assembly either. They seem to be far less tolerant of wet than the rest of the computer.

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