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 Post subject: Loose Case?
PostPosted: Thu Mar 18, 2004 6:23 pm 
I've had my 1GHz TiBook since september of '03 and, i'm not exactly sure when this started happening, but the front right corner (looking at the laptop as when i am typing) by the superdrive, if i push down, slightly, i hear a clicking noise. This doesn't happen at anyof the other corners of the laptop, and i'm wondering if it is because of a loose case? I don't know what else it could be.

Thanks


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 Post subject: ditto
PostPosted: Thu May 13, 2004 7:33 am 
just weighing in - mine is visibly loose in that same corner. i can push the corner in, and then it pops right back up? i wondered if there is something that has come loose inside - ugh!


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PostPosted: Sat May 22, 2004 11:16 am 
I have the same problem, i just emailed the owners of this site and i will post their response if i get one back. has anybody on this board had this problem and tried taking the case apart to glue or adhere the case back to itself in some way?


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 07, 2004 6:24 pm 
Thanks for the relevance of that reply Duko. I'm in Australia and having a similar problem with my PBG4667DVI. It's as though a glue bond has broken away after consistent and repeated use of the right hand resting on the lower right panel (which makes for a convenient handrest between typing/mousing pauses).

Has anyone had a response regarding this, and the best way of fixing the problem? Seems as though it would be a little trickier than removal of the back of the PB to get to the problem..


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 Post subject: Followup from Powerbook medic
PostPosted: Sun Aug 08, 2004 4:55 pm 
Venture4th wrote:
It's as though a glue bond has broken away after consistent and repeated use of the right hand resting on the lower right panel (which makes for a convenient handrest between typing/mousing pauses).

Has anyone had a response regarding this, and the best way of fixing the problem? Seems as though it would be a little trickier than removal of the back of the PB to get to the problem..

Had a reply back from the support guys who have offered the following:
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The problem is that the glue bond on the bottom pan is very week and comes loose over time. You can either purchase a replacement bottom pan or glue the plastic insert to the bottom pan.


Not sure if this answsers it completely enough for me yet so will forward a photo of the problem spot and make absolutely certain, as I can't yet see how this involves the bottom pan.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 02, 2005 10:21 pm 
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It is a common problem. You can either get a new bottom pan, or you can take off your bottom pan and try to glue the piece that is separating back together.

-Bradley
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