Introduction

Replace a faulty antenna on the AirPort Extreme Model A1034.

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.

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

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

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

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

Conclusion

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

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