MacBook Air 13" Late 2010 AirPort/Bluetooth Card Replacement
Replace the AirPort/Bluetooth card in your MacBook Air 13" Late 2010.
- Author: Andrew Bookholt
- Difficulty: Moderate
Use this guide to replace your AirPort/Bluetooth card.
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Remove the following ten screws:
Two 9 mm 5-point Pentalobe screws
Eight 2.6 mm 5-point Pentalobe screws
Wedge your fingers between the display and the lower case and pull upward to pop the lower case off the Air.
Remove the lower case and set it aside.
Grab the clear plastic pull tab attached to the battery connector and pull it toward the front edge of the Air to disconnect the battery from the logic board.
Use the flat end of a spudger to pry both antenna connectors up from their sockets on the AirPort/Bluetooth card.
Remove the single 2.9 mm T5 Torx screw securing the AirPort/Bluetooth card to the logic board.