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Repair guides and disassembly information for the 16-inch MacBook Pro released in October of 2021, featuring Apple-designed M1 Pro and M1 Max SoCs. Model A2485.

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Spilled some coffee on my mac it works but is now the largest mac mini

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I spilled some coffee on my mac and turned it off and left it tiled so the little bit of coffee could drain off of it. ( i really spilled it on the table and 1-2 oz got on the mac). At the end of the day after using it for maybe 30 min the screen began to flicker and then cut out…. I tested it with an external display and it works great. all ports work great just the screen is not turning on? Could this be that coffee residue is in the cables or does it sound like the screen is really done for?

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Clearly the issue is localized to the display and/or to where the display is connected to the logic board.

You’ll need to take the bottom cover off to inspect things to see if you see any traces of Coffee. Follow this guide MacBook Pro 16" 2019 Lower Case Replacement as its the same physical process. I’m not sure if disabling AutoBoot works on the M series as I haven’t seen one yet.

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100% agree with Dan

Just what ever you do

DO NOT PUT IT IN RICE PLEASE

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Ok added some photos. The spill wan contained on the left side of the laptop in a normal position.

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