Macbook palmrest just cracked, WTF :mad:

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  1. kamikaze

    kamikaze Active Member

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    Ok, so I've babied this fucking laptop since day one, and i just swiped my hand across the front of the palmrest and a little sliver of plastic just pulled away from the rest of the computer...

    Now, I have extended warranty, you guys think apple will fix it for me?

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  2. kamikaze

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    oh, just noticed, it's starting to do the same fucking thing on the other side :mad:
     
  3. inkblot78

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    Mine did the same thing.
     
  4. kamikaze

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    Did apple warranty it for you?
     
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    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    uh oh, i hope mine never does that. if it does, i doubt applecare will do anything...
    i'd probably superglue it back in place and then get some type of cover
     
  6. CyberBullets

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    Mine did that, apple care took care of it. Even after warranty it's fixable. It's a defect in the plastic.

    The trackpad/keyboard/top case ALL get replaced. Mine took 5 business days :hs:
     
  7. lowfat

    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    As long you state you didn't drop it or anything like that they should warranty it.
     
  8. inkblot78

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    My warranty expired. Any idea how much it would cost to fix?
     
  9. kamikaze

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    Sweet...that's what I was hoping....I'm going to take it to the local authorized service center in the morning, and hopefully he'll just order the parts and call me when they are in so it won't take so long
     
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    oh dang, mine did that too but i run it closed lid all the time so it never bothered me.
    brb hitting up applecare
     
  11. CyberBullets

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    Depending on the serial, it may still be covered. Take it to your local certified apple warranty repair shop.
     
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    applecare takes care of almost anything :oa
     
  13. CyberBullets

    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    Im hoping they will replace the lcd that i scratched myself :x:
     
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    play dumb and they probably will :o

    "ugh i closed the laptop and when i opened it back up it was like that"
     
  15. Shinsei Ryu

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    Same thing happened to mine too.
     
  16. lieu95accord

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    if applecare soesnt take care of it u can just buy a new keyboard/trackpad on ebay its all one piece, it really easy to change just a bunch of screws
     
  17. kamikaze

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    I won't be paying out of pocket for this. I'm going to keep on them until they fix it. They've been good before, but I haven't really dealt with applecare, only a local authorized repair center and the guy there is really nice. My gf's sister's hd went in her macbook, and I've been thru 2 backlight inverter boards and now this, all with no issues.
     
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    Well, the scratch is right where the notch on the J key is. Or, well close to it. I may just try this weekend!
     
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    If you had clean nails this never would've happened.
     
  20. kamikaze

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    Yea, i just noticed that :o
     
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    same thing happened to mine, still under apple care. will set up an appointment tomorrow.
     
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    lolz apple "quality".
     
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    huh, mine did the same thing months ago... I just superglued it back in place... looks like I'm taking a trip to the Apple Store...
     
  24. kamikaze

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    took mine to the service center this morning, he's ordering me a top plate and calling me when it comes in :bowdown:

    Not having to send your laptop to Apple is > *
     
  25. CyberBullets

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    Well done good sir!
     

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