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Introduzione

Replace a faulty Bluetooth board using this guide.

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  1. Mac mini Model A1176 Bluetooth Board Replacement, Top Housing: passo 1, immagine 1 di 2 Mac mini Model A1176 Bluetooth Board Replacement, Top Housing: passo 1, immagine 2 di 2
    • Power down your Mac mini, disconnect all of the cables, and flip it over.

    • Insert the Jimmy into the crack between the aluminum top housing and the plastic lower housing.

    • The Jimmy should reach a stop about 3/8" down.

  2. Mac mini Model A1176 Bluetooth Board Replacement: passo 2, immagine 1 di 3 Mac mini Model A1176 Bluetooth Board Replacement: passo 2, immagine 2 di 3 Mac mini Model A1176 Bluetooth Board Replacement: passo 2, immagine 3 di 3
    • Gently bend the Jimmy outwards to pry the crack open a little larger and lift the lower housing up a small amount.

    • There are several plastic clips on the lower housing that fit into a channel in the aluminum top housing. Your goal is to use the Jimmy to push these clips inward enough to free them from the channel, while gently pulling up on the lower housing.

  3. Mac mini Model A1176 Bluetooth Board Replacement: passo 3, immagine 1 di 2 Mac mini Model A1176 Bluetooth Board Replacement: passo 3, immagine 2 di 2
    • Once you have the first side free, rotate the Mac mini and start prying up on the front edge.

    • Use the same prying motion to both bend the clips inward and lift the lower housing up out of the top housing.

  4. Mac mini Model A1176 Bluetooth Board Replacement: passo 4, immagine 1 di 2 Mac mini Model A1176 Bluetooth Board Replacement: passo 4, immagine 2 di 2
    • You may need to move the Jimmy along the edge to pry up all of the clips. Be patient and do a little bit at a time.

  5. Mac mini Model A1176 Bluetooth Board Replacement: passo 5, immagine 1 di 2 Mac mini Model A1176 Bluetooth Board Replacement: passo 5, immagine 2 di 2
    • Keep working around the perimeter, freeing the clips along the final edge.

  6. Mac mini Model A1176 Bluetooth Board Replacement: passo 6, immagine 1 di 2 Mac mini Model A1176 Bluetooth Board Replacement: passo 6, immagine 2 di 2
    • Flip the Mac mini back over and lift the top housing off of the lower housing.

  7. Mac mini Model A1176 Bluetooth Board Replacement, Bluetooth Board: passo 7, immagine 1 di 1
    • Remove the single Phillips screw securing the Bluetooth board to the internal frame.

  8. Mac mini Model A1176 Bluetooth Board Replacement: passo 8, immagine 1 di 1
    • Disconnect the Bluetooth cable connector by pulling it straight away from its socket.

  9. Mac mini Model A1176 Bluetooth Board Replacement: passo 9, immagine 1 di 1
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the Bluetooth antenna cable connector up off the Bluetooth board.

Conclusione

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

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