Saltar al contenido principal

Introducción

Use this guide to replace the battery to restore freedom from your charger to your MacBook Air.

Note: If there is a thin plastic film on your replacement battery, do not attempt to remove it. It is glued on and protects the battery pack while it is inside the MacBook.

    • Shut down and close your computer. Lay it on a soft surface top-side down.

    • Remove the following ten screws:

    • Two 8 mm 5-point Pentalobe screws

    • Eight 2.5 mm 5-point Pentalobe screws

    • The special screwdriver needed to remove the 5-point Pentalobe screws can be found here.

  1. Wedge your fingers between the display and the lower case and pull upward to pop the lower case off the Air.
    • Wedge your fingers between the display and the lower case and pull upward to pop the lower case off the Air.

  2. Kits de Reparación de Android

    A new screen or battery is one kit away.

    Comprar Ahora

    Kits de Reparación de Android

    A new screen or battery is one kit away.

    Comprar Ahora
  3. In this step you will disconnect the battery to help avoid shorting out any components during service. Use the flat end of a spudger to pry both short sides of the battery connector upward to disconnect it from its socket on the logic board.
    • In this step you will disconnect the battery to help avoid shorting out any components during service.

    • Use the flat end of a spudger to pry both short sides of the battery connector upward to disconnect it from its socket on the logic board.

    • Bend the battery cable slightly away from the logic board so the connector will not accidentally bend back and make contact with its socket.

  4. Remove the following five screws securing the battery to the upper case:
    • Remove the following five screws securing the battery to the upper case:

    • Two 5.2 mm T5 Torx screws

    • One 6 mm T5 Torx screw

    • Two 2.6 mm T5 Torx screws

  5. When handling the battery, avoid squeezing or touching the six exposed lithium polymer cells.
    • When handling the battery, avoid squeezing or touching the six exposed lithium polymer cells.

    • Lift the battery from its edge nearest the logic board and remove it from the upper case.

    • If you're installing a new battery, you should calibrate it after installation:

    • Charge it to 100%, and then keep charging it for at least 2 more hours. Next, unplug and use it normally to drain the battery. When you see the low battery warning, save your work, and keep your laptop on until it goes to sleep due to low battery. Wait at least 5 hours, then charge your laptop uninterrupted to 100%.

    • If you notice any unusual behavior or problems after installing your new battery, you may need to reset your MacBook's SMC.

Conclusión

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

23 personas más completaron esta guía.

Surprisingly easy for Apple.

Jake - Contestar

Pretty easy; good instructions. Had to fiddle a bit to get the battery back in with a good connection because the battery cable was stiff.

Battery passed Tech Tool Pro’s check.

Nancy D Morrison - Contestar

Had same problem getting battery connector in due to stiff cable (which was also a little bit to the right of the target). My solution was to first push the stiff battery cable wires down using a spudger, and then I was able to push the connector into place.

Kevin B - Contestar

Agregar Comentario

Ver Estadísticas:

Ultimas 24 Horas: 16

Últimos 7 Días: 119

Últimos 30 Días: 376

Todo El Tiempo: 18,730