Swollen Battery. Computer looked like it was going to explode.
Easy with the iFixit Guide and iFixit Tools
Use good lighting, right tools, be uninterrupted and have time.
This is an Apple original (OEM) battery.
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Replaced the battery easily.
Without a hitch—just have the right sized tools to remove screws from case and battery. If not you may run into a problem.
Proper tools take pictures before you disassemble. Keep parts organized while disassembled for easier reassembly. Take note of where longer screws g . . .
Batteries were broken due to age not loading cycles
As the 2011 Macbook Airs are not filled with glue (as the newer models) it just took the 2 right screw drivers and 15 minutes per device (a 11 and a 13 inch MB Air).
The ifixit guide gives you the perfect security and support that you can perform th . . .
I have had the MacBook sense 2011 and recently have dealt with power issues. Battery status indicated that a replacement was needed.
I downloaded and printed the Very easy to read and follow instructions that IFixit provided, along with the replacement battery, which was easy to locate and order fro . . .
Battery life was only about 2, 2.5 hours.
Amazingly easy! I was hesitant about opening up a Macbook Air -- I always heard how the battery was not "user repairable." With iFixit's tools and instruction guide, the entire battery replacement took only 10 minutes.
Don't be worried -- it's much, much eas . . .
Macbook Air battery was not holding a charge.
This was a 10 minute swap. The screw drivers recommended by ifixit are a must.
Double check that you are ordering the correct battery. The first part of the model number matches multiple years for the Air. I didn't know this and ordered the wrong battery. . . .