A1708 / EMC 2978 — Released October 2016, this entry-level MacBook Pro retains its traditional function keys (as opposed to the OLED Touch Bar). The function key version packs an Intel Core i5 and two Thunderbolt 3 ports.

27 Questions View all

I spilled coke on my Mac, everything is working.

Hi! I accidentally spilled my coke on the keyboard. everything is working fine. what should I do now? Please give me some advice. Should I just use it and forget the spills?

Thank you!

Answered! View the answer I have this problem too

Is this a good question?

Score 0
Add a comment

1 Answer

Chosen Solution

I would recommend following the teardown and making sure there is no liquid on the logic board. If there is, clean this with 95%+ isopropyl.

If the liquid is confined to the keyboard only, you can try cleaning the back of the keyboard possibly. It is possible it will be fine if it is just on the keyboard, but it could possibly cause some issues with keys in future, so it may be worth doing this.

There aren't any parts available for this at the moment (other than antennas and fans), and there are no proper guides on how to open this and clean/replace the keyboard. It may just be a case of checking the logic board for liquid, reassembling and hoping for the best :)

Was this answer helpful?

Score 1

Comments:

Thank you so much for the advice!

by

Add a comment

Add your answer

Jason will be eternally grateful.
View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 0

Past 30 Days: 1

All Time: 51