MacBook Pro 13" Retina Display Late 2012 Left Fan Duct Replacement
Replace the Left Fan Duct in your MacBook Pro 13" Retina Display Late 2012.
- Author: Walter Galan
- Difficulty: Moderate
Use this guide to replace the left fan duct.
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- Lower Case 3 steps
- Battery Connector 5 steps
- Battery Contact Board 1 step
- Heat Sink Assembly 2 steps
- Left Fan Duct 1 step
Carefully lift the battery connector board up off the logic board.
It is recommended to bend the battery cables just slightly, to keep the board suspended up above the logic board and out of the way.
Do not fold the board completely over, or crease the cables, as this may damage the battery.
Grasp the battery contact board with tweezers.
Lift the battery contact board up off the logic board and remove it.
Removing this board will ensure that the battery remains disconnected throughout your repair, preventing your computer from accidentally powering on. It's also a good idea to take it out so it doesn't fall out unexpectedly.
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