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Easy Peasy MacBook Air Battery Replacement

Jason D -

MacBook Air 13" Mid 2012

MacBook Air 13" Mid 2012 Battery Replacement

MacBook Air 13" Mid 2012 Battery Replacement

15 minutes


My Problem

My original battery quit working -- not only would not hold a charge but would not even work when plugged in.

My Fix

The repair went great. Easy instructions.

My Advice

Consider buying the P-5 Pentalobe and T-5 Torx screwdrivers and the spudger from IFIXIT. I couldn't find Pentalobe drivers at my local Ace hardware. It was OK, though, because I had ordered it from IFIXIT. They did have the T-5 Torx and for only like $1 less than on IFiXIT. The Spudger was very helpful in pushing in the new battery plug into the jack on the board. Also handy in prying the cover open and wedging the old battery out.

Spudger Image


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