T6 Torx Screwdriver

$9.95

Product code: IF145-004

 
 
 
 
 
 

T6 Torx Screwdriver

$9.95

Product code: IF145-004

Product Overview

There's no substitute for the right tool for the job.

  • Common specialty size used in all sorts of electronics: laptops, cell phones, and tablets.
  • Sturdy precision driver with a solid metal shaft, rubberized plastic handle, and spinning top.
  • Fixed drivers for commonly used screw sizes make a great complement to a 54 Bit Driver Kit for the frequent fixer.
  • Upgrade to pro for an ESD safe professional-grade driver.

Please Note: This driver is a standard T6 and will not work for the 2014 Mac Mini. The correct tool is TR6 Torx Security Screwdriver.

Also available as part of the Pro Tech Screwdriver Set

Product Details

$9.95 Pro / ESD / USA

 
 

Condition:

New

Warranty:

Lifetime Manufacturer Warranty

Notes:

Top of the line professional made in USA driver with swivel top ESD safe ergonomic handle.

Lifetime Warranty.

$5.95 iFixit

 
 

Condition:

New

Warranty:

One year warranty

Notes:

Excellent quality driver, great for everyday use and and the occasional repair. A staff favorite!

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Stories

My Problem

The fan in my MacBook Pro was making an awful sound.

My Fix

Repair was so easy, and the instructions were precise.

My Advice

I was surprised at the amount of dust which collected inside over the years. I would recommend having a can of air to blow out any dust before starting the fan replacement.

My Problem

My macbook pro was very slyolwy

My Fix

Easy,fast

My Advice

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My Problem

HDD-failure

My Fix

Slow tempo about an hour. No problems and no mistakes, thanks to the guide of Brittany McCrigler: iMac Intel 24" EMC 2134 and 2211 Hard Drive Replacement

My Advice

The only thing that I didn't follow, was step 11 "disconnect the LCD cable by pulling down". I disconnected it from the lcd-screen itself.

My Problem

My camera showed something like "burned" spots and some dust specs all around.

My Fix

I sweated a lot :)

I did not remove the battery.

One of the screws that held the battery bracket was broken; luckily the standoff screw underneath got unscrewed and I was able to remove the bracket with the screw attached.

The flash lens was the most difficult part to put back in properly. The cable of the camera does not come already bent, so it takes a bit of trial and error to put it correctly.

Camera works perfectly now, flash too.

When I rebooted it did not find the cellular signal, I put the phone in airplane mode and then back, and it works :)

My Advice

I read all the comments before doing the fix. Among the best ones: do not remove the battery, and "use a ice cube tray to store screws".

My Problem

I had dropped my laptop because my dog jumped on my lap and since then the right speaker sounded blown.

My Fix

I took the afternoon of, poured a glass of cold beer and sat down with the patient. Carefully I followed the instruction on the website through my IPad. Using the tools I bought off this site, I operated on my laptop. I took it apart, realized the right speaker was shattered, replaced it and put it all back together.

My Advice

It all worked out wonderfully. Do not be afraid to try to fix things yourself. Be patient, attentive and read out all the instructions before sitting down to do all the steps. It helps and you won't be surprised when everything is ripped open in front of you.

My Problem

A fist-sized black hole was left in the upper center of the LCD display after an adjustable halogen lamp decided to take a nap on the upper edge of my open laptop while I was preparing dinner.

My Fix

My husband and I replaced the panel over a three day period. He removed the various screws and parts while I read through the directions and organized the parts for reassembly. We used 9 or 10 rectangular magnets from various vacations (Thank you Glacier, Yellowstone, Acadia, Banff, Jasper, Shenandoah, Yosemite, Arches, Rocky Mountain and Grand Teton National Parks) to hold the screws removed at various steps and labeled the magnets with the appropriate step number so we could reassemble with ease. All was going well until I found that the suction cups I tried to use were not strong enough. Amazon Prime to the rescue! We packed up all the pieces/parts in individual zip-lock bags and waited for the UPS man to arrive two days later with the suction cups. The toughest part was removing the glass panel from the LCD. I personally thought the micro-steps in that section of the repair guide to be overkill... I read through them only to find we had already completed most of them based on information in the first step or two. Anyway...the machine is all back together and working wonderfully. I also took the opportunity to replace the battery while we had the whole thing opened up. So simple... not sure why Apple says the consumer shouldn't do the replacement. My only complaint is that I ordered a Torx6 screwdriver, as recommended by the iFixit site when I order the LCD panel, only to find that not one of the Torx head screws we needed to remove were #6. RB went digging and found a Torx8 socket buried with other mystery parts that somehow found their way into his hardware collection. Thank goodness!

My Advice

The magnets worked very well for organizing screws and saved me from depleting my printer cartridges and wasting paper. Removing the glass beginning at the lower right corner of display and working counterclockwise was better for us than starting at the upper right as mentioned in the guide. I already gave my opinion on the glass removal steps. The only frustration my husband mentioned was that consecutive pictures in some locations in the guide showed the MacBookPro in different orientations. He would turn the computer around to match the pic (so he knew he was seeing the instructions and computer clearly) and then have to turn it once again for the next step. Also, I edited the instruction for removing the camera bracket, which was unnecessary if replacing the LCD panel. Don't order a Torx6 for this repair...

My Problem

Received a 24" 2008 iMac (2GB RAM, 2.8 duo-core) hand-me-down that had potential, but was slow and had a smaller internal HDD. I'm unfamiliar with Mac's, but I also had an unused 120GB SSD laying around and figured I would tinker to learn Mac.

My Fix

I decided to kill two birds with one stone and swap the main drive (startup disk), add the dual drive bay and upgrade tthe RAM for a major boost in performance. Note that although the Apple website says this iMac will max out with 4GB of RAM, it will accept 6GB. I found 6GB of DDR2 memory on eBay (one 4GB chip and one 2GB chip) for $89.

Overall, this was a very straightforward project and took me an hour, start to finish. I had the Phillips screwdriver, Torx T-8 and T-10, but had to order the T-6, Spudger, and suction cups wit the drive enclosure from iFixit. I laid out a towel on my kitchen table for a soft work surface and followed the directions on my iPad. Note: you should not install a drive in this enclosure that is bigger than 1TB. I think this has to do with either the OS not reading it or the nature of a PATA connection. Either way, follow the directions and you won't be disappointed. I installed a 1TB 2.5" HDD in place of the optical drive, and a 120GB SSD in place of the original start-up disc. (I found the 1TB hard drive on Amazon for $82 and it was cheaper to buy it in an external enclosure, than a bare drive). DOn't waste money on a 7,200 RPM drive for the internal, it is limited in speed by the PATA connection, but still faster than a typical USB 2.0

Before installing, I clean installed OSX 10.10 and all applications on the SSD. Note: you will need to double-stick tape the 2.5" SSD into the inside of the iMac case or customize a bracket for the SSD to fit in place of the standard 3.5" drive.

Once everything was buttoned up, I started the machine and formatted the 1TB storage drive, then aliased all of my storage folders (pictures, movies, music) to the storage drive. Check out this site for more info on that. http://mattgemmell.com/using-os-x-with-a...

Finally, I transferred my photos, documents, etc to the storage drive and it works.

My Advice

These older iMac's are totally fine for regular PC use like: internet, office work, photo editing, etc.. Increasing the internal storage, updating the RAM and converting to an SSD added a few years to its life and makes it very fast to use. For the price, you won't regret it! One other benefit of this dual drive configuration is it free's up an external port and looks cleaner.

My Problem

I have a Macbook Pro (early 2011) I spilled coffee on the keyboard. Shortly after, the battery would not recharge and then eventually all power was lost. I cleaned logic board, performed a prm reset, etc..That didn't work....so I replaced the battery that I got from another vendor...that didn't work..I returned the battery with full refund.

My Fix

Then I went to the IFIXIT website and read some trouble shooting posts from other members. Replacing the MagSafe circuit board was, I found, the next step to take...So I ordered the tools along with the MagSafe board....Received it in mail in 3 days. I watched the IFIXIT video on how to install this part and it was very thorough (especially the heads-up warning on when to be very careful on some steps). Installed it with my original battery and hooked the MagSafe up.....turned the power and VOILA... it powered up with orange light showing on Magsafe and recharged the battery giving way to green light on Magsafe....All systems GO!!!! Thank You IFIXIT

My Advice

If you have any problems with your Mac, keep it simple and go to the IFIXIT first...it's a powerful and in-depth resource.

My Problem

My PSU in my 2006 iMac g5 burnt out 3 years ago while I was plugging it in. There was a tiny spark and the thing wouldn't turn on. It was too old to get it repaired by Apple.

My Fix

It took about an hour to get disassembled. Once I did that, I promptly realized there was manufacturer error and had to call and get a new PSU sent out. They were very helpful on the phone and the service way exceptional. Shipping took like 2 seconds. Not literally but it was really fast.

While I was disassembling I was at the part where you disconnect the SATA cable. Apparently it's really easy to rip right off the board and then you are out of luck forever since it has to be soldered back on meticulously. The internet and my local Mac repair shop said it's not worth it to even try to fix.

Putting the PSU in was easy and putting it back together took probably 30 minutes. It powered right up beautifully. Of course it can't read the hard drive so after that it just blinks a flashing folder icon with a question mark in it.

Only after all that did I see there was a guide to replace the PSU without taking the whole thing apart. HAHA OOPS.

Conclusion, I fixed the PSU successfully. The guide was really good, the part worked great and then I broke my iMac forever in a different way. The End.

My Advice

Don't break your iMac while you're fixing it.

Try to do the shortcut of replacing the PSU first.

If you feel you must take the whole thing apart, be VERY VERY VERY VERY VERY VERY careful with the SATA cable disconnection. It was EXTREMELY hard for me to unplug even with a spludger and instructions so I thought maybe I'd give it a little tug since the other cables seemed to need a little force to disconnect. That's where I went wrong and it just ripped away from the board completely.

Also, if you DO break your SATA cable off you can run your iMac off an external drive.

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My Problem

For about the last year, the left fan in my Macbook Pro was rattling and would freak out and make even more noise if you held the computer at a certain angle (it was very, very annoying).

My Fix

Getting the old fan out was a breeze with the T6 Torx screwdriver, and getting the new fan in place and hooked up was easy as pie. It took me about ten minutes all told, and when I booted the system back up after the repair, no more noise!

My Advice

Be careful with the power connectors on the fans, they are a little fragile.