MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Early 2013 AirPort Board Replacement
Replace the AirPort Board in your MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Early 2013.
- Author: Sam Lionheart
- Difficulty: Moderate
Having connectivity issues? Use this guide to replace the AirPort board.
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Remove the following pentalobe screws securing the lower case to the MacBook Pro:
Eight 3.0 mm
Two 2.3 mm
Lifting from the edge nearest the clutch cover, lift the lower case off the MacBook Pro.
Set the lower case aside.
Using the flat end of a spudger, gently pry the battery connector straight up out of its socket on the logic board.
Bend the battery cables back and out of the way, ensuring that the battery connector doesn't accidentally make contact with the logic board.
Use the tip of a spudger to detach the three antenna connectors up from their sockets on the AirPort board.