Sis spilled coke, sporadiclly turns off!

So, my sister spilled som Coke (the liquid bubbly kind) over her macbook air 11", for a while it was believed it was dead, couldnt take a charge or turn on! i kept it so that i maybe would be able to access the SSD to recover data.

now the other day i gave it a shot, and it sucessfully booted up, and worked so good that i got it for myself! reinstalled mountain lion and factory restored it (after recovering data of course)

and now, it wont always take a charge (light doesnt turn any color), and IF it does (with the battery removed) it boots up until i see a apple logo (2 times i actually got to the login screen) then it shuts off and wont boot up until 15-20 minutes later (bttery still removed), where it rinse and repeats, might have to do that it have to take away all the power in it and "reset the CMOS" (ima PC kinda guy normally)

the only red submersion dot i found and saw was the one under the LCD Display(golden in top left corner) all the other where white! so now the logic board is in a bath of isopropyl alcohol to try and remove as much as possible!

anyone have a idea of what i should do next if it wont turn back on?

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If you didn't clean it - it was still slowly corroding way.

Check it over for corrosion which may be cleaned up with careful semi stiff brushing, burnt spots could indicate blown components. If you find blown parts it's your choice to try and find someone to replace the component (logic board repair is advanced DIY and requires special tools, and lots & lots of practice), replace the logic board or part out the machine. Only you can determine what is economically feasible.

You will have to use water to dissolve sugars, then dip back in 99% alcohol and let dry very well What should I do after I spill liquid on my device? for other advice.

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ive used some swabs with water, then isopropyl alcohol, and now its in a bath of isopropyl! so on that one check!

i couldnt see any corrosion or burnmarks!

i could buy a new logic board, but since they are between 140-200 usd (on ebay) i would really like to be sure that it is the logic board before i buy any parts!

//Thanks for the answer


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