Introduction

Replace a faulty antenna on the AirPort Extreme Model A1034.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Remove the three 14.3mm T7 Torx screws from the bottom of AirPort.
    • Remove the three 14.3mm T7 Torx screws from the bottom of AirPort.

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  2. Remove the 5.1mm Phillips screw from the bottom of the AirPort. This screw is located under the identification sticker. You will have to remove the sticker or make a hole to remove it.
    • Remove the 5.1mm Phillips screw from the bottom of the AirPort. This screw is located under the identification sticker. You will have to remove the sticker or make a hole to remove it.

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    • Lift the bottom and top casing straight apart and then lift metal casing straight up from the bottom plastic casing.

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    • Unplug the black connector on the top of the metal casing by gently pulling horizontally.

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    • Remove the two 4mm phillips screws to remove antenna.

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    • The circuit board connected to the antenna is attached to the metal case with foam adhesive.

    • Gently peel or cut the foam holding the circuit board with a knife and remove it from the AirPort.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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