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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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MBP 16" 2021 Weird mainboard element which I found broken...

Hey! Can you tell what are these small black little things on MacBook Pro 16" 2021 mainboard? I wonder because I found one torn apart. I straightened it, however it is no longer fully soldered. Though it's broken my MBP still works.

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It’s a isolation stud used to support the logic board from twisting about. similar to the one just above which is a spring version for EMI. This one is insulated.

You should be able to just glue it down so it is able to continue to work properly.

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So I don't have to be worried that something will stop working?

What kind of glue should I use?

Thanks for answers! :)

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@szarik00 - You just don't want it floating around.

Some logic board epoxy should do.=

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@danj You mean floating when using keyboard? Just trying to understand, because mainboard is screwed to the case.

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@szarik00 - Allowed to break free

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