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macrumors 6502
Original poster
Feb 6, 2009
i just started noticing recently that every so often there is a random "click" that comes out from under the keyboard. i wouldnt even say clicking its just a click. i only notice it when the keyboard is stationary at first i thought it was a dislodged key just "popping" up but its been happening way too often now to be that.

has anyone else noticed a click noise coming from their macbook?

its kind of concerning me as this computer is only a couple months old


macrumors member
Jan 19, 2013
Sydney, Australia
My first one had that problem in its first week of use. I returned it to the Apple Store within the 14 day return period and they swapped it out for another one. This one still creaks from time to time, but no more popping noise that you described.

Also, does your laptop make that popping noise when opening/closing it? Mine did that.


macrumors 6502a
Feb 26, 2013
Mine developed the same creaking and when I poped it open I found out that the "grounding pins" are spring loaded and one of many (7 or so) made that click or creaking sound when pressed on.....

Have not decided what to do about it yet.
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