Macbook Liquid Damage Repair

Macbook Liquid Damage Repair is the trickiest repair due to the liquid being one of the worst enemies of all electronics.

The reason for that is the growing complexity behind the laptop circuit designs, as well as manufacturers trying to lock down on repairs.

Instead of releasing schematics, and chips and considering sustainability, they prefer to sell a new laptop and try to condemn 2 or more years old MacBooks as legacy and outdated.

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How long it takes and what cost?

Circuit Design, Board View and Microscope view of the ISL9239 charging chip
 on Macbook Pro
Circuit Design, Board View and Microscope view of the ISL9239 charging chip
on Macbook Pro

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Some of the symptoms which may indicate the need for Macbook Liquid Damage Repair in Adelaide:

  • Macbook Not turning on repair
  • Macbook spilled water repair
  • Macbook black screen repair
  • Repair No Sound on Macbook
  • Repair Liquid damage on Macbook
  • Macbook mistyping keyboard repair
Macbook Liquid Damage Repairs

How does it happen?

Heavy oxidation, causing power chip voltage to drop

As seen in the picture, these components have a high density and are small in size. Black resistors on the right corner are as big as the tip of a needle!

Even a little drop of liquid reaching these components may cover traces and short components. This may cause the Macbook to not be able to take charge or even turn on.

Furthermore, a chemical reaction occurs when the battery keeps feeding the system. The longer it stays around circuits, the heavier damage it makes. Have a look at some of our Macbook liquid damage repair cases.

Myths and Misinformation around “What do when spilled liquid on Macbook?”

Unfortunately, there is widespread misinformation regarding leaving water damaged Macbook in a bag of rice. Or even worse to let them dry by themselves.
These procedures may have worked with the old laptops where we could easily unclip and remove the battery to completely stop the power circulation in the system.

However, modern laptops are designed with built-in batteries making them hard to disconnect without having the right tools. And exactly this is the killer of all these water damaged Macbooks out there.

This constant electricity flow in water damaged the Macbook, copper traces that connect each component in the mac started oxidizing and part of the traces got “eaten” away by the corrosion. Also results in short circuits caused by bridged legs of IC chips or other components. There is a great article about the effects of corrosion here.

If liquid spills don’t turn a blind eye on it, even if it works! Do not let it dry, read what you should and shouldn’t do.


Do you need this Repair in Adelaide?

If your Apple Mac or Macbook is causing trouble and need a Macbook Repair Service in Adelaide, give us a call, and we will advise on the best scenario to get your device repaired.

Interstate? Why not Send IT for a Repair. Repairs take under three weeks, including forward and backward postage. Contact us to get an idea of cost and turnarounds.

We at IT-Solve, specialise in Apple Mac and electronics repairs. We will do our best to repair your Mac quickly without involving high costs and long waiting times in repair shops. Our average repair takes under a week!

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Repaired, not Replaced!

We are committed to reducing e-waste in Australia. How we do it is by educating our customers on the reparability and longevity of their devices, as well as providing affordable Macbook Repairs here in Adelaide.
Although our best intentions and hard work, this is not an easy task. Customers must accept that cost of high-quality electronic repairs, is between a third and half of the price of a new device. However, with the current trend of planned obsolescence in electronic design, we see more and more Macbooks having shorter lifespans. To tackle that, while we do our repairs we target common planned obsolescence engineering design mistakes to ensure we extend the life expectancy of the Macbooks we repair. Check some of our Macbook Repair Cases to get an idea of the process.

That said, if we buy a new one or write it off via insurance, it does not guarantee that the new one will not meet the same fate as the older one pretty soon.
As matter of fact, quite often we see accidents reoccurring within less than 2-year gaps. If we can save 2000$ or even 1000$ today by repairing our faulty Macbook is brilliant. That’s an extra half Macbook cost ready to be spent on another one when the time comes or our need for performance increases.
When that time comes is up to us to buy a new one or keep pushing the one we have, but delaying it by a year or three is always a good starting point and saves another abandoned Macbook from polluting our one and only Planet.

Some of our repair cases

Macbook Dim Screen Repair after a spilled coffee

This week we have got a Macbook for a Repair that came with a Dim Screen. As a result of

Macbook Air Charging but not turning on repair after liquid damage

This week we got a macbook Air which is charging but not turning on for a repair. It is an

Macbook Air Repair- There may be an issue with the fan repair

Usually, when we get Macbooks fr a repair they are either in a completely non-turning on stage or there is

Macbook Pro A1990 repair – Not turning on after a water leak

This week we had this amazing 15″ Macbook Pro A1990 repair which is not turning on after a water leak

Macbook Air flickering screen repair

This Macbook Air flickering screen repair was no ordinary case either. The customer was experiencing flickering screens occasionally. Macbooks are

Macbook Liquid Damage Repair again

Regularly we get liquid damaged faulty Macbooks needing logic board repairs. Quite often also we receive Macbooks which experienced liquid