Topcase replacement -- can you use different region?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by Aphid Acer, Apr 18, 2015.

  1. Aphid Acer macrumors newbie

    Apr 8, 2015
    I'm replacing the topcase on my A1369 today due to water damage. Originally, the unit has a "french-canadian" topcase and I'm replacing it with a normal US topcase. Should I expect any issues?

    Also going to replace the battery while the unit's open. Can I do them both simultaneously, or will the keyboard region swap cause problems?
  2. windywalks macrumors 6502

    Mar 12, 2004
    The keyboard has the same logic board connectors for all regions, so you should be fine. If you're already doing it and have the battery, then go ahead and do that too since the two are completely independent parts.
  3. Aphid Acer thread starter macrumors newbie

    Apr 8, 2015
    Worked flawlessly, thanks.

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