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

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  • 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 four 4.3mm phillips screws from the bottom of the metal casing.

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Image 1/1: To remove the AirPort card, gently pull the plastic tab horizontally.
  • Lift and separate the top and bottom of the metal casing. You will now expose the motherboard and the AirPort card.

  • To remove the AirPort card, gently pull the plastic tab horizontally.

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Image 1/1: Lift to remove the heat sink from the motherboard.
  • Locate and remove the three 5.0mm phillips screws from the heat sink.

  • Lift to remove the heat sink from the motherboard.

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Image 1/2: Lift and separate the motherboard from the bottom metal casing. Image 2/2: There will be a loose hexagonal female screw extender under the motherboard.
  • Locate and remove the five 7.5mm phillips screws from the motherboard.

  • Lift and separate the motherboard from the bottom metal casing.

  • There will be a loose hexagonal female screw extender under the motherboard.

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Image 1/2: Refer to [guide|750] for soldering techniques. Image 2/2: Refer to [guide|750] for soldering techniques.

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Conclusion

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

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