Macbook Air Repair after a spilled wine

Macbooks + Wine is a recipe for disaster. And that’s what happened to this one when got spilled with wine and needed a Macbook Air Repair in Adelaide. A full glass of wine landed straight over the keyboard and splashed towards the screen.

Macbook Air Repair spilled with Wine
Macbook Air spilled with Wine

We did not even turn it on, as every minute counts when the whole Macbook is rinsed with liquid. So the first thing we did was to disconnect the battery to prevent more electricity circulating within.

Inspecting Water damage Macbook Air before repair

Extend of the damage was apparent. And we had to clean and repair this Macbook Air quick.

Macbook Air Repair Process

Macbook Air disassembled ready for repair
Macbook Air disassembled ready for repair

So we strip it apart and start measuring and poking round. After this much of liquid damage on the Macbook board, we would had a corroded traces or chips. So we turned on our microscope and start replacing corroded components and recreate traces.

We dig into the problem head on – the keyboard. We had to replace it, so we start removing the failed keyboard out of the case,

Cleaning and replacing corroded components
Cleaning and replacing corroded components

After replacing faulty components we went and cleaned the whole logic board in an ultrasonic cleaner.

Replacing corroded diode on a Macbook Air Repair
Replacing corroded diode on a Macbook Air

Once the keyboard is removed, we could install the new keyboard on this Macbook.

Macbook Repairs we offer here in Adelaide includes a couple of simple steps:

  1. Get a Quote for the repair before any work is done, even over the phone.
  2. Free pick up from the 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.

We have sophisticated equipment in our workshop with high accuracy microscope, ultrasonic cleaning bath, reflow machine and tools for micro soldering to achieve high-quality logic board repairs. With hundreds of components in stock, we can quickly locate and replace faulty chips, resistors, and capacitors in Macbooks.

Firing up Macbook Air after a successful repair
Firing up Macbook Air after a successful repair

The Result

Luckily for this customer we did not need a new keyboard for this Macbook. This generation Macbook keyboards are very sturdy and often survive a liquid spillage after a Macbook Air Repair, unlike new butterfly and magic keyboards.

That said our Macbook passed all tests and was ready to be picked up by the owner.

Would you like to read more about our Liquid damaged Macbook Air repairs? Check out some of our published repair cases.

Successfully Repaired Macbook Air after a spilled wine

If your Macbook or iMac is causing troubles and you need a Macbook Repair Service in Adelaide, give us a call, and we will advise for the best scenario to get your device repaired.

We at IT-Solve, specialise in computer and electronics repairs. And we will do our best to repair your Computer quickly without involving high costs and long waiting times in repair shops.

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