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MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Mid 2015 AirPort Board Replacement

Replace the AirPort Board in your MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Mid 2015.

Having wireless (Wi-Fi or Bluetooth) connectivity issues? Use this guide to replace the AirPort board.

Step 1 AirPort Board  ¶ 

Disconnect the three airport Antenna cable connectors from their sockets on the AirPort board and bend them up and out of the way. Be careful to pry only against each connector, and not its cable or socket. Be careful to pry only against each connector, and not its cable or socket.

Step 1 AirPort Board  ¶ 

  • Disconnect the three airport Antenna cable connectors from their sockets on the AirPort board and bend them up and out of the way.

  • Be careful to pry only against each connector, and not its cable or socket.

Step 2  ¶ 

Remove the single 2.9 mm T5 Torx screw securing the AirPort board.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the single 2.9 mm T5 Torx screw securing the AirPort board.

Step 3  ¶ 

Lift the end of the AirPort board up enough to pass over the heat sink directly behind it. Do not lift the AirPort board too high, or you could damage the contacts or socket. Pull the AirPort board straight out of its socket on the logic board.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Lift the end of the AirPort board up enough to pass over the heat sink directly behind it.

  • Do not lift the AirPort board too high, or you could damage the contacts or socket.

  • Pull the AirPort board straight out of its socket on the logic board.

  • There is a slightly adhesive thermal pad beneath the AirPort board. Be sure to reapply this when reinstalling the board, or transfer it to your replacement board.