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Changes to MacBook Pro 13" Touch Bar 2019 Antenna Cable Assembly Replacement Introduction

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Device
MacBook Pro 13" Touch Bar 2019
Type
replacement
Thing
Antenna Cable Assembly
Title
MacBook Pro 13" Touch Bar 2019 Antenna Cable Assembly Replacement
Introduction
Follow this guide to replace the antenna cable assembly on a 2019 MacBook Pro 13" Touch Bar model with four Thunderbolt ports.
'''For your safety, drain your MacBook Pro’s battery to 25% charge or less before you begin.'''
Time Required Min
1 hour
Time Required Max
2 hours
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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? Try some basic [[Troubleshooting Problems After a Repair|troubleshooting]] or search our [https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/Device/MacBook%20Pro%2013%22%20Touch%20Bar%202019|Answers community] for help.
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Summary
How to replace the antenna cable assembly on a 2019 MacBook Pro 13" Touch Bar model with four Thunderbolt ports.

Guide Prerequisites

Tools

  • Suction Handle x1 added.
  • iFixit Opening Picks (Set of 6) x1 added.
  • P5 Pentalobe Screwdriver Retina MacBook Pro and Air x1 added.
  • T3 Torx Screwdriver x1 added.
  • Spudger x1 added.
  • T5 Torx Screwdriver x1 added.
  • Tweezers x1 added.
  • P2 Pentalobe Screwdriver iPhone x1 added.

Parts

  • MacBook Pro 13" Retina (Touch Bar, Late 2016-2020) Antenna Bar x1 added.