MacBook (13-inch, Early 2009) repair service manual

Contents
Take Apart
Manual Updates 9
General Information 10
What’s New 10
Product Configurations 11
New NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics processor 12
Liquid Submersion Indicator (LSI) Locations 13
Cable Connector Names on Logic Board 14
JST Connectors 14
Foam Sponges on the Logic Board 15
Logic Board Spring 15
Temperature Concerns 17
Note About Images in This Manual 17
Serial Number Location 18
Transferring the Serial Number 18
Simplified Flowchart for Removing Modules 19
Battery 20
RAM Door (L-Bracket) 23
Memory (DIMMs) 27
Removal Procedure 28
Replacement Procedure 29
Removing a Stuck Memory Card 31
Hard Drive 32
Top Case (with Keyboard) 35
Trackpad Cable 45
Hard Drive Snubbers, Front and Rear 50
AirPort Extreme Card 53iv
MagSafe DC-In Board 56
Left Speaker 60
I/O Frame (with upper EMI shield) 63
Battery Connector with Sleep Switch 66
Hard Drive Connector 70
Fan 76
Heatsink 79
Checking the Thermal Grease 83
Bluetooth Holder 86
Optical Drive 90
Handling Slot-Load Optical Drives Sec2:97
Removing a Stuck Disc from an Optical Drive Sec2:101
Optical Drive Cable 103
Bluetooth Antenna Board and Cable 106
Bluetooth Board 110
Bluetooth-to-Logic-Board Cable 113
Subwoofer with Right Speaker Cable 117
Midframe 123
Logic Board 125
Display Bezel 133
Removal Procedure 134
Replacement Procedure 137
Bezel Mounting Clips 140
Removal Procedure 141
Replacement Procedure 142
Spacers at Bezel Scoops 144
Shims at Display Bezel Scoops 146
Clutch Block, Left 149
Clutch Block, Right 153
Clutch Caps 157v
(Refer to “Clutch Block, Left” and “Clutch Block, Right”) 157
Display Module 158
Bottom Case 164
Clutch Cover 167
Bezel Scoops, Left and Right 173
LCD Panel 176
Antenna Receptors and Cables, Top and Left 181
LCD Panel Assembly 186
Removal Procedure 188
Reinstallation Procedure 192
Spacers at Camera Bracket 200
Camera Assembly 202
LVDS Cable with USB Line 208
Microphone Cable 214
Inverter Board 221
Inverter Cable 224
Display Hinges, Left and Right 227
Bezel Brace, Left 230
Bezel Brace, Right 232
Sleep Magnet 236
Display Magnet Pairs 239
Display Rear Housing 243
Additional Procedures
General Information 247
Replacing Darfon Keycaps 248
Preliminary Steps 248
Part Location 248
Procedure 249
Replacing Sunrex Keycaps 264vi
Preliminary Steps 264
Part Location 264
Procedure 266
Troubleshooting
General Information 269
Troubleshooting Aids and Tips 269
MacBook Firmware Updates 271
Software Troubleshooting Tips and Tools 272
Troubleshooting Steps 273
Symptom Charts 276
How to Use the Symptom Charts 276
AirPort 276
Temperature Issue 277
Memory 278
Power, Battery, or Startup Issue 279
Power-On Self Test (POST) Error Codes 286
Optical Drive 286
Keyboard and Trackpad 288
USB / FireWire Ports 288
Video 289
Sound Output 291
Applications 292
Block Diagram 294
Views
External and Internal Views 296
Front: Keyboard and IR Window 296
Back: Air Vents and Display Clutch 297
Left Side: Ports 297
Right Side: Slot Drive 297
Battery Bay: Memory Card Levers and Hard Drive Pull Tab 298
Top Case Removed: Main Modules and Cable Routing 298
Screw Charts 303
Top Case Screw Locations 303
Display Module Screw Locations 304
Logic Board Screw Locations 305
LCD Panel Screw Locations 306
Screw Reference Chart, Part 1 of 3 307
Screw Reference Chart, Part 2 of 3 308
Screw Reference Chart, Part 3 of 3 309vii
Exploded Views 310
MacBook (13-inch, Early 2009) and MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2009)—Display Exploded
View 310
MacBook (13-inch, Early 2009)—Main Exploded View 311
MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2009)—Main Exploded View 312
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