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

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Got it wet and heard sizzling

Stupidly plugged it in. ^@&^ down after 2 seconds of sizzling sounds. Now it won't do anything at all.

I am determined to fix it myself

Please any suggestions will be very much appreciated

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While your determination is admirable, it reminds me of this commercial:

http://adland.tv/commercials/etrade-mone...

Get a multimeter and start with the magsafe port.

Luke 14:28 For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?

here's the 2.26 logic board: http://www.welovemacs.com/6615230.html

here's the 2. 53 logic board: http://www.welovemacs.com/6615231.html

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Would I be better off replacing the DC in board and battery first? Then go for the far more costly logiv board?

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At least the commercial made me smile thru the tears

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You could give the DC port a try. I wouldn't buy a battery. Disconnect the old one and try starting. Look on the logic board for burned areas before buying anything.

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Thanks Mayer!

I'll give it a try!

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