A1466 2012 Logic Board
A1466 2012 Logic Board for 13″ Apple MacBook Air 2.0Ghz i7 (3667U) 8Gb RAM 820-3209-A
Used OEM 100% Original Apple Logic Board. Tested. Fully Functional.
Tested Using The Latest Industry Standard Hardware Diagnostic Methods.
Professionally Removed From A Fully Functional, Nearly New Unit.
INCLUDES: A1466 2012 Logic Board for 13″ Apple MacBook Air
- 1 A1466 2012 Logic Board
- 1 Attached Heatsink
Apple Part #: 661-6634
Printed Part#: 820-3209-A
13″ MacBook Air A1466
- Mid 2012 MD231LL/A 1.8 i5
- 2012 MD232LL/A 1.8 i5
- MD232LL/A 2.0 i7
Required Tools For A1466 2012 Logic Board Replacement on the 13″ MacBook Air A1466 model family :
Note: Before you begin, make sure to drain you laptop battery completely by disconnecting the power adapter and leaving it on until the computer shuts down. So that you can ensure the least risk of shock to you or the internal printed circuit boards (PCB’s) disconnect the battery before performing any repairs. In general, to help protect you and your device you should always wear safety glasses & anti-static nitrile gloves.
- Pentalobe screwdriver (P5): The bottom case uses a proprietary (Apple exclusive) type of screw called a Pentalobe screw. This type of speciality screwdriver is required to remove the bottom case and begin your repair.
- Torx screwdriver (T4 & T5): Torx bits are needed to remove the screws that hold the MacBook components such as the I/O Board, MagSafe port, Audio PCB, Fans, Trackpad, Battery & more.
- Torx screwdriver (T8): The T8 Torx screwdriver is also needed to remove the screws that hold the hinges of the LCD assembly in place.
- Plastic Spudger: A plastic spudger is a tool that helps get in between things and useful to pry apart components with less risk of damaging them. Additionally, you’ll need a spudger or plastic pry tool like one found in TekDep’s pro kit to disconnect some cables and connectors inside of your 13″ MacBook Air A1466.
- Anti-Static Tweezers: With respect to the screws, some of the connectors, cables & many of the internal brackets are very small. For this reason you’ll need a good pair of tweezers to disconnect or reconnect things, pick them up or gently move things out of the way. Just as well, they can be a useful tool to hold on to things as they are inserted back into place.
Sooner or later most electronics will require some maintenance or a repair of some kind. As time goes by there are more and more tutorials & videos available on the web that can help guide you through the different processes. Take advantage of what is available if you want to do it for yourself.
While that is true, it is important to know that to work on a MacBook Air can be a challenge.
In general, you need to be very careful when you touch, handle, disconnect or work with the internal parts of any electronic device. This is to reduce the risk for yourself or damage to the delicate components inside. You don’t want to break something else while you replace something.
If you haven’t done this kind of thing before or aren’t comfortable enough to do this type of repair, take your MacBook Air to a professional. This gives you the best chance of success & the least risk of harm or damage.
To sum it up…… A1466 i7 Logic Board, MD231LL/A, MD232LL/A, 820-3209-A, MacBook Air
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In short, invest in a high-quality tool kit today to help keep your devices in tip-top shape for years to come.
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So you can see the process in action, we put together a video of the teardown for a similar model on YouTube. Check out the video below.