Skip to main content

Fix Your Stuff

Right to Repair

Store

Changes to MacBook Air 13" Retina Display 2019 Audio Board Replacement Introduction

Edit by Adam O'Camb

Edit approved by Adam O'Camb

Before
After
Unchanged
Device
[ ]MacBook Air 13" Retina Display 2019
Type
[ ]replacement
Thing
[ ]Audio Board
Title
[ ]MacBook Air 13" Retina Display 2019 Audio Board Replacement
Introduction
[ ]Use this guide to replace the audio board in a 2019 MacBook Air. This board houses the headphone jack.
Time Required Min
5 minutes
Time Required Max
10 minutes
Imageid
Before
After
Difficulty
Moderate
Conclusion
Compare your new replacement part to the original part—you may need to transfer remaining components or remove adhesive backings from the new part before installing. [ … ] '''To reassemble your device, follow the above steps in reverse order.''' [ … ] Take your e-waste to an [[E-Waste|R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler|new_window=true]]. [ … ] Repair didn’t go as planned? Check out our [https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/Device/MacBook%20Air%2013%22%20Retina%20Display%202019|Answers community] for troubleshooting help.
Author
Public
No
Summary
[ ]How to replace the audio board, including the headphone jack, in a 2019 MacBook Air.

Guide Prerequisites

Tools

  • P5 Pentalobe Screwdriver Retina MacBook Pro and Air x1 added.
  • Tweezers x1 added.
  • Spudger x1 added.
  • T4 Torx Screwdriver x1 added.
  • T5 Torx Screwdriver x1 added.

Parts

  • MacBook Air 13" (Late 2018-Mid 2019) Audio Daughterboard x1 added.

Flags

  • In Progress added.

Steps

Step #: 1
Before
After
Step #: 2
Before
After
Step #: 3
Before
After
Step #: 4
Before
After
Step #: 5
Before
After
Step #: 6
Before
After
Step #: 7
Before
After