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New 15" macbook pro snapping sound left side

816 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Mar 21, 2011 10:17 AM by jimthing RSS
greene-r74 Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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Mar 21, 2011 9:58 AM
Brand new, quad core i7. When I let it sit for a while with the lid closed. When I open it, I hear a snap on the left side back by where the LCD and chassis come together. Like plastic snapping. If I open it and close it again right away to try to find the source of the sound. It goes away. Close the lid for about an hour and it does it again. Not sure if its a hinge issue or something not put together quite right. I cant figure it out. Just wondering if anyone else is experiencing the same issue.
MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.6), 2011 quad core i7
  • jimthing Level 1 Level 1 (50 points)
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    Mar 21, 2011 10:17 AM (in response to greene-r74)
    Could be the clutch in the lid fitting. Suggest taking to store for them to look at (book Genius appointment online/phone FIRST), they may be able to fix it in store while you wait or come back next day.
    2x MBP 2.93GHz, 8GB RAM, OS X 10.6.6 "Snow Leopard"/32GB iPhone 4, OS 4.3, Mac OS X (10.6.6)

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