Released June 2012, Model A1278. Intel processor with Turbo Boost, Up to 512 MB DDR5 Video RAM

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Water damage, what can I save from my MacBook Pro?

wine spilled on the table, one drop sucked by the ventilation was enough to make this girly computer KO.

after retrieving perfect hard drive and ram i tried waiting a year to turn in on. didn´t work anyway.

so now my question is, what would you do?

sell it as a defect unit?

sell the parts?

wait for logic boards to get cheaper and replace it?

really, any opinion is highly welcome.

thanks mates.

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Use this guide to clean your logic board and tell us if you get anything from your Mac, like sounds or lights: Electronics Water Damage

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it heats up somehow when i try to turn it on, even after a year.

the wine arrived from the bottom of the screen and circulated through ventilation.

you are telling me that perhaps if i clean the logic board it might work? it sounds new to me, i don´t think the damage is from corrosion.

before i turned it off (when the accident happened) the screen was flickering slightly on the bottom, hence i believe the ribbon for the display was damaged as well..

if you attach it to battery, it shows no signs of loading. (green light) might it be the battery as well?

i´m now moving to another country for 3 months, might not have the time to try that but i will come back to you in future.

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