Mid 2009 Model A1278 / 2.26 or 2.53 GHz Core 2 Duo processor EMC 2326

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SMD blew apart after reassembly.

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After installing a replacement keyboard and reassembling the laptop it began booting normally but the display went to question mark and couple seconds later I heard a POP. Not good. Logic board is marked 820-2879-B. The popped component is located on the heat sink side of the board at the opposite end from the ports. The location is highlighted with a red circle. I need to know if it was a fuse, diode, inductor or cap and what it's value is because there's nothing left of it to ID. Found a bent pin at the camera connector, it maybe touched ground.

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Gary, that is reference designator L3404 which is a 120ohm 1.5A inductor (coil) in a 0402 package.

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Awsome! I'm an old bird, too! Fixing everything my whole life and even had pretty good luck with computers so far. Thank you very kindly for your help.

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