How To Repair MacBook Air Logic Board

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Find Out How To Repair MacBook Air Logic Board

A Logic board failure has a number of symptoms like the computer doesn’t start or there is a black screen on your device. This is a very common failure found in old MacBook Airs. The cost of repairing the MacBook Air logic board from service centers are way higher around and over 600$. Here in this article,  we have talked about a method to repair MacBook air logic board. Although this method is highly practical and functional, we cannot guarantee or assume any responsibility if anything goes wrong with your MacBook following this guide. However, let’s get started with the repair guide.

You will need the following tools for repairing your MacBook’s logic board: 1. microwave oven, 2. thermal compound, 3. torx °6 screwdriver, 4. aluminum foil, 5. small Philips screwdriver

Step 1: Open The Top Case

opening the macbook

You have to open the top case first. You will need a torx °6 screw driver and a small Philips screwdriver for doing this.

 

Step 2: Remove The Logic Board

logic board removal

Now you have to remove the logic board, again you will need a torx °6 and small Philips screwdriver for doing this. After doing this, clean the logic board. Also, make sure to use thermal compound while doing this.

 

Step 3: Heat The Logic Board

heating the logic board

Preheat the (kitchen) oven to 220°C / 428°F with air circulation. Now put the logic board on aluminum foil pillars and put it in the oven, turn the temperature to 200°C / 392°F with air circulation. After 7 minutes turn the oven off and open it a bit and put new thermal compound on the cooling. After the logic board has cooled down, take it out of the oven and clean it with a cleaner.

 

Step 4: Reassemble

reassembly of the macbook

In the last step, install the logic board and put it on the top case again. You should check now if your MacBook is now working fine or not.

 

Hope this helps you in repairing your MacBook Air’s logic board. However, if you still can’t repair MacBook Air logic board you can get it repaired from us. We are always there to help you in one way or the other.

 

Also read: Common MacBook Air Problems & Solutions

 

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