Broken I/O Board Power Cable
I think I broke the Power Cable to my I/O Board.
I purchased a new Display Assembly from here and I replaced my old one. I followed the instructions as best I could. And I got a little confused when this part of the instructions came.
**Step 13 — Logic Board ¶
Disconnect the I/O board by pulling the power cable away from its socket on the logic board.
Pull the cable parallel to the face of the logic board toward the front edge of the Air.**
The piece where the power cable inserts kinda just lifted off the Board. :(
Please someone help me. I don't know what to do.
I don't know if this is relevant, but my sound stopped working too. The screen works great. My Air seems to work fine except for the sound. When I press the volume button, the icons appear, but no sound comes out. I tried Earphones but those wont work anymore either.
My Mac eventually stopped turning on. I suspect the battery died because it would not charge anymore. I have provided some photos in order to better explain my problem since i am not very familiar with the correct terminology for mac technology.
(Beginning of repair)
(What should've happened)
(What actually happened)
I Guess my question is...
Is there a way I can solder those five points back to the motherboard? I really want my computer back and I'm really sad. Please help!
Is this a good question?