Introduction

The logic board bracket holds the trackpad control cable connector and the AirPort/Bluetooth connector securely to the logic board.

Remove the following 10 screws securing the lower case to the Air:
  • Remove the following 10 screws securing the lower case to the Air:

    • Six 2.8 mm Phillips screws.

    • Two 3.8 mm Phillips screws.

    • Two 5.4 mm Phillips screws.

Slightly lift the lower case near the vents and push it toward the rear of the computer to free the mounting tabs. Slightly lift the lower case near the vents and push it toward the rear of the computer to free the mounting tabs.
  • Slightly lift the lower case near the vents and push it toward the rear of the computer to free the mounting tabs.

Disconnect the battery connector by pulling it straight out of its socket.
  • Disconnect the battery connector by pulling it straight out of its socket.

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Remove the following nine screws securing the battery to the Air:
  • Remove the following nine screws securing the battery to the Air:

    • Four 2.9 mm Phillips.

    • Four 3.8 mm Phillips.

    • One 7.2 mm Phillips.

Lift the battery out of the Air.
  • Lift the battery out of the Air.

Remove the two small Phillips screws securing the logic board bracket to the upper case.
  • Remove the two small Phillips screws securing the logic board bracket to the upper case.

Lift the logic board bracket out of the upper case.
  • Lift the logic board bracket out of the upper case.

Conclusion

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

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