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MacBook Air 13" Mid 2013 I/O Board Cable Replacement

Replace the I/O Board Cable in your MacBook Air 13" Mid 2013.

  • Auteur: Walter Galan
  • Durée estimée : 15 minutes
  • Difficulté: Modérée

Use this guide to replace the I/O board cable.

Étape 1 I/O Board Cable  ¶ 

Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the I/O board cable connector up out of its socket on the I/O board.

Étape 1 I/O Board Cable  ¶ 

  • Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the I/O board cable connector up out of its socket on the I/O board.

Étape 2  ¶ 

Carefully peel the I/O board cable from the adhesive securing it to the top of the fan.

Étape 2  ¶ 

  • Carefully peel the I/O board cable from the adhesive securing it to the top of the fan.

  • During reassembly, make sure this cable is in the correct orientation. It will fit if reversed, but the laptop will not boot.

Étape 3  ¶ 

The following connector has an especially deep socket. Use care when disconnecting it. While gently pulling the I/O board cable upward near its connection to the logic board, use the flat end of a spudger to pry up on alternating sides of the connector to help "walk" it out of its socket.

Étape 3  ¶ 

  • The following connector has an especially deep socket. Use care when disconnecting it.

  • While gently pulling the I/O board cable upward near its connection to the logic board, use the flat end of a spudger to pry up on alternating sides of the connector to help "walk" it out of its socket.

  • Remove the I/O board cable.