661-6068, 020-7376-A, A1406, Macbook Battery A1465 661-6068 A1406 020-7376-A
Battery for 11” Apple MacBook Air A1465/A1370 – Genuine Apple Part – 2011-2012
Used OEM 100% Original Apple Part. Tested. Fully Functional.
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Professionally Removed From, Actual MacBook Air Unit. 661-6068
1 – Battery
Apple Part #: 661-6068
Printed Part #:020-7376-A
Printed Battery Model #: A1406
- 11” MacBook Air A1370
MacBookAir4,1 Mid 2011 – MC968LL/A (1.6 GHz Core i5)
MacBookAir4,1 Mid 2011 – MC969LL/A (1.6 GHz Core i5)
MacBookAir4,1 Mid 2011 – MC969LL/A (1.8 GHz Core i7)
- 11” MacBook Air A1465
MacBookAir5,1 Mid 2012 – MD223LL/A (1.7 GHz Core i5)
MacBookAir5,1 Mid 2012 – MD224LL/A (1.7 GHz Core i5)
MacBookAir5,1 Mid 2012 – MD224LL/A (2.0 GHz Core i7)
When should I replace the battery in my MacBook?
It’s best to replace the battery in your MacBook Air if you notice that it’s no longer holding a charge, discharging quickly, or if the battery is swollen. If your MacBook Air A1465 is over three years old and you’re experiencing battery performance issues, it’s also a good idea to consider replacing the battery. You can also check the battery’s status by going to “System Information” and then selecting “Power” to view the current condition of your battery.
How do I replace the battery in my MacBook?
- Power off your MacBook Air A1465 and unplug it from any power source.
- Use a screwdriver to remove the screws on the bottom case of your MacBook Air A1465.
- Remove the bottom case and locate the battery.
- Disconnect the battery cable from the logic board.
- Use a screwdriver to remove the screws that hold the battery in place.
- Lift the battery out of your MacBook Air A1465.
- Insert the new battery and secure it with the screws.
- Reconnect the battery cable to the logic board.
- Replace the bottom case and secure it with the screws.
- Power on your MacBook Air A1465 and check the battery status.
Required Tools For Apple 11″ MacBook Air, A1465 Family Repairs:
Note: Before you begin, make sure to drain you laptop battery completely by keeping it on till it dies. Then, unplug your power adapter, and disconnect the battery before performing any repair and always wear safety glasses & anti-static nitrile gloves.
- Pentalobe screwdriver (P5): The bottom case uses a proprietary type of screw called a Pentalobe screw. This type of speciality screwdriver is required in removing the bottom case and begin the repair.
- Torx screwdriver (T4, T5): Speciality Torx bits are needed to remove the screws that hold the MacBook components such as the I/O Boar, MagSafe, Audio Board, fans, trackpad, Battery and more.
- Torx screwdriver (T8): A T8 Torx screwdriver is also needed to remove the screws that hold the LCD Hinges in place, this is needed to remove and replace the LCD assembly on the A1465.
- Spudger: A spudger is a tool that helps you pry apart parts of the MacBook Pro without damaging them, you’ll need a spudger to disconnect the various cables and connectors inside the 11″ MacBook Air A1465.
- Tweezers: Some of the connectors inside the MacBook Air A1465 are very small, you’ll need a pair of tweezers to disconnect and reconnect them.
Note: Disassembling a MacBook Pro can be challenging, it’s important to be very careful to avoid damaging the delicate components inside. If you’re not comfortable performing this type of repair, it’s best to take your MacBook Pro to a professional.
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