MacBook Air Hardware Troubleshooting Guide

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by varungargi, Sep 16, 2013.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Apr 20, 2013

    This thread would be exploring the hardware troubleshooting on MacBook Air.

    We expect to have lots of technical information pouring inn here. :)


    :apple: :apple:
    I have a macbook air 2012 which suffered a liquid damage.

    i cleaned it with isopropyl alcohol . .

    The macbook air boots with the following issues now . .

    1. Battery comes with a cross icon( checked the battery on a another MBA 2012, the battery comes up and charges fine on this one).

    2. MBA is very slow , there was some liquid on SSD also which i cleaned.

    i also had a check on the SSD by inserting it into a working MBA , the MBA started booting dead slow . . . so there seems to be a issue in SSD.
    I suspect some issue with the SATA controller that we on the SSD . . .

    I am looking for some test points that i can measure and determine the faulty component on the logicboard.

    any help appreciated :)

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