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Macbook Air charging but not turning on repair in Adelaide

Macbook Air charging but not turning on
Macbook Air charging but not turning on repair in Adelaide

Another lovely Macbook Air A1466 we have received which is showing orange light on the charger, but refuses to turn on.

We took the Macbook apart and start investigating the issue preventing it from turning on.

Corrosion spots on Macbook Air Liquid Damage Repair
Corrosion spots on Macbook Air Liquid Damage Repair

On initial inspection, we have spotted multiple heavy corrosion spots on both sides of the board.

Heavily corroded capacitors around power chip on Macbook Air
Heavily corroded capacitors around power chip on Macbook Air

One particular part was badly corroded and even managed to knock of couple capacitors.

Not turning on Macbook repair service we offer here in Adelaide includes a couple of simple steps:

  1. Quote for the repair before any work is done, even over the phone.
  2. Free pick up from client’s location in Adelaide. Or alternatively, drop in for a quick check while you wait.
  3. Confirming final cost and “Go” from the client.
  4. Repairing and ensuring everything works as expected.
  5. Returning repaired system back to the client. Or the client can pick it up from our workshop.
Tracing damaged components under a microscope and replacing them on Macbook Air
Tracing damaged components under a microscope and replacing them on Macbook Air

Under the microscope, it becomes clear of the damage in this area. We start resoldering bad components and replacing them with good ones in the process.

Tracing down on the schematic damaged components and replacing them on Macbook Air
Tracing down on the schematic damaged components and replacing them on Macbook Air

We have sophisticated equipment workshop with high accuracy microscope, reflow machine and tools for micro soldering to achieve high-quality logic boards repairs. With hundreds of components in stock, we quickly located and replaced the faulty resistors and capacitors in the area.

After components being replaced and board ultrasound cleaned. We have a picture and spinning fans!

Initial test of the successful repair of Macbook Air
Initial test of the successful repair of Macbook Air

Once we replaced all bad components, repaired traces and ensured macbook now accepts power. There were one last step – to dip our logic board in the ultrasonic cleaner. This way we can ensure there is no more liquid residue which may damage other components in the long term.

In case you have a Macbook which is not behaving as expected and need a repair always rely on professionals, These are expensive computers and small mistake may cause you a fortune. Apple electronics are extremely sensitive to ESD and any mishandling may result in damaged logic board.

Repaired Macbook Air after terrible liquid damage
Repaired Macbook Air after terrible liquid damage

Once assembled we could see how system loaded and managed to jump into the testing bit.

Please note: This is a showcase of our services, not a tutorial in any sense.  We wouldn't recommend following any of the steps of the article or video to repair your Device yourself! These are sensitive electronics and can get damaged unavoidably! You wouldn't want to be in a situation of your Apple Device worth a lot, being bricked.

Do you need Macbook Repair service in Adelaide?

If you have iMac or MacBook causing troubles and need Mac repair service in Adelaide, give us a call and we will advise for the best scenario to get your Mac repaired. We at IT-Solve, specialise in computer and electronics repairs. And will do our best to repair your Mac quickly without involving high cost or long queue in repair shops. Call us now on 0469317177 or drop us an enquiry through our contact form or support @ it-solve.com.au – Our engineers will respond quickly to your enquiry.



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