2010 13-inch MacBook Air to replace the cases of high end Installation Guide
Step 1 – Tiny
Before starting, connect the set to calculate the limit on an upper surface smooth down.Remove ten screws: two 9 mm to 5 points penta lobe 2.6 mm to 5 points penta screwsEight special screwdriver needed praise screwsThe removethe by eight screws to the praise of 5 points can befound here Penta.
Get your fingers caught between the window and pull the bottom up to reveal a small switch on the Air.Remove small and set aside.
Step 3 – Battery
As a precaution, we recommend thatyou disconnect the battery connector on the logic board to avoid aldi fromthe electric charge. This step is optional and is not connected required.Grab clear plastic cover with the connector on the battery pull and pull it toward the front edge of Airto disconnect the battery from the logic board.Do not lift the connector as youdisconnect.
Step 4 – I / O Cable
With the flat end of a force spudger I / S board cable connector for making the I / oboard.
The following connectors are especiallydeep electrical outlet. Be careful when stripping cable disconnectingit.Carefully E / S from the top of thefan.While gently pulling on the E / S for nearits cable connection to the motherboard with the tip of aspudger levers on the sides to help make theconnector, “migrate” to socket.Remove cable / O
Step 6 – Fan
Use the tip of a flap spudger theretaining and carefully lift the fan cable ZIF socket.Be that hingedretaining flap is curiously not among them.
Peel the rubber stopper of the glue on the fan ofThe.
Remove the three screws holding the next Fanto, if higher: 3.6 mm T5 Torx T5 screwOne A 2.7 mm 3.6 mm Torx screws Torx T5 screwOne with a short head
Lift the top cover of the fan and the fan cable carefully tape the Air Support RemoveIT pullthe
Step 10 – I / O
Disconnect the cable from the motherboard I / S for the network away their control over the logic of the parallel cable board.Pull thelogic edge face to the right edge of the air.
Pull the cable parallel to the side of the camera I / oboard to the corner of the air gap in itfrom, head of a push terminal socket.Do spudger help, not to build this cable because it can break your youdisconnect mother’s decision switch.
With the flat side of a cable connector spudger left speaker and supporting force in the wires.De E / Oboard.Pry under stand inthe route card cables I / O to the left
With the flat side of a spudger to force the power cord and microphone support for R / Oboard.Pry with the child.
Remove the 3.6 mm single T5 Torx securingthe I / O card in capital letters.
Remove the I / S from its nearest edge thelogic board and remove top shell.
Step 16 – Battery
Remove the five screws thebattery after the case: Three 6.3 mm 2.4 mm Torx T5 Torx T5 screwsTwo
When handling the battery, do not touch the cells.Lift lithiumpolymer squeezingor four presentations of the battery from the nearest edge of the logic out of the capital boardand.
Step 18 – Logic Board
It is used to keep the tip of the nail or a flap spudger ZIFsocket.Be upthe work in the trackpad ribbon cable found in the flap hingedretaining Curious, not itself.Pull trackpad ribbon cable straight to the top of the itssocket air.
With the flat side of a spudger to force the closure of the law by speaker wire and cable support logicboard.Pry background.
Press lightly glued to the top of a black plastic spudger under the lid on the screen tomake an upward data cable lock locking pop thesocket.While away from the lock out of the outlet thetip a spudger and fingers gently removethe cable shield your socket.Do data not pull up on the screen, data cable, pull the plug, since their break socketmay on the motherboard.
Use the flat side of a wire antenna spudger elevator and the two connectors of the caves at the airport, welcome help / Bluetooth card.
Soft-route the antenna cable from the motherboard slot cutinto.
Remove the Torx T5 only 2.85 mm securingthe SSD on the motherboard.
Lift not the end of the excessively.Pull SSD directly from your wall outlet and remove the logical ensure board.When itfrom reinstall the SSD, feel isproperly before reinstalling the screws itsretaining.
Remove the six Torx T5 6.3 mm Mounting Board thelogic the capital.
Remove the inner two 4.9 mm T8 Torx screwssecuring the reluctance of the antenna cable and clutchhinge left to upper case.
Press the cable reel antenna easily move another 3 mm T5 Torx screws that secure the heat sink end ofThe case.
Keep antenna cables from the street asyou lift the logical end of the heat sink boardout capital.
Carefully remove all of the main circuit board theupper cases, custody of the other cables that can get stuck.
Step 30 – display assembly
Slowly to drive the antenna cables thechannel cut in the upper housing.
Remove the inner two 4.9 mm T8 Torx screwssecuring the display hinge on the box to the right. Intentionally leaving the upper third team has to help in future steps.
Open the display until it is perpendicular to the top shell and place on a table as shown.While air in the barn, remove the Torx T8 remaining4.9 mm from the screen bottom bracket.
Before removing the screws on the previous screen, BeSure to the screen and the top case to hold steady with your other hand. Doing so can allow Doso components on the table, resulting in costly damage.Remove recent thedisplay 4.9 mm T8 Torx screws, the top cover.
Slide the upper body slightly to the display assembly, and away from the face of the case assembly.Once depends thedisplay have passed, and remove the screen went aside.Keep wheel in each media thetwo communication screen. When the installation is thedisplay, read an ad is maintained under each bracket installed (against the top), as shown in the second image.
Step 35 – Cover Replacement
Remove the 2.7 mm single T5 Torx securingthe right speakers in capital letters.
With the flat side of a speakeroff spudger right adhesive for fixing up the box. Remove the upper right speaker in the capital.
Remove the 2.7 mm single T5 Torx securingthe left speaker to the capital.
With the flat end of a speakeroff spudger lift the left of the adhesive for attachment to the box. Remove the upper left chamber of the capital.
Using tip of spudger lift away from the microphone on the left side of the upper case.Remove microphone housing case.Upper upper left.
It is used to keep the tip of the nail or a flap spudger ZIFsocket.Be upthe work in the trackpad ribbon cable found in the flap hingedretaining Curious, not itself.Pull trackpad ribbon cable straight to the back edge of the air itssocket.
While the keyboard carefully lift the tape withone hand cable, use the tip of a fingernailto spudger or lift the flap on the keyboard ZIF cable socket.Be itssocket hingedretaining tape on the door handle, and not directly on the keyboard itself.Pull ribbon cable to the front edge of the air.
Remove the seven screws in the following manner:. Six of 1.6 mm Phillips screws that secure the upper 1.4 mm T5 Torx screws thetrackpad case.One together near the front edge of the box, while the upper wound, do not overtighten the screws Theset stopping at one point button clickat . Tighten the screw motion untilthe trackpad has a set of minimum standards.
Lift the edge of the touch screen is closer to the hole in the upper body off the hook liftingit the top cover uppercase.Remove thekeyboard touchpad. Download full view full the figures Here