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MacBook Pro A1708 Logic Board Replacement

Posted By Volodymyr Chubei | 28 Oct 2022

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If your MacBook Pro A1708 has gone completely out of order, the device logic board may have gone damaged. After all, the logic board is a vital component of any MacBook, and replacement of the logic board is, in most cases, the only solution. If you want to know how to replace the logic board, you first need to buy a compatible logic board for the device and then proceed with its MacBook Pro A1708 replacement. Below is a step-by-step guide for the replacement process. Follow the instructions when proceeding with the replacement.

Prepare all the required tools, which include:
  • Appropriate Screwdrivers
  • Plastic opening tools- like suction cups, tweezers
  • Antistatic brush Thermal grease
  • You should also use a magnetic mat so that the screws and other parts do not get misplaced. With the right tools, the process will be simpler and less time-consuming.
Also: MacBook Pro 13" A1708 2017 Display Assembly Replacement

Genuine Logic Board 2.5GHz i7 16GB (661-07580) A1708 2017

Step-by-step guide for MacBook Pro A1708 logic board replacement

Now we will describe how to replace the logic board on your MacBook Pro A1708 step-by-step

1. Step Turn over the laptop

First, you need to turn over the laptop and carefully remove the back cover of the laptop Then, remove all screws using the appropriate screwdrivers.

2. Step Remove the back cover

You need to remove the back cover of the laptop carefully. Peel back the tape covering the cable connector, pry up the locking tab, and disconnect the cable.

3. Step Disconnect the battery

After this, you must disconnect the battery cable from the logic board. When doing it, you must use only a plastic tool to lift the battery power connector. It is crucial so that you do no damage to this essential component. You also need to remove dust using the antistatic brush.

While removing the screws to take out the logic board, you need to note the order in which you need to screw them back. You should unscrew them one by one, noting the order, so there is no confusion when screwing them back.

While replacing the MacBook Pro A1708 Logic Board it is vital that the replacement is done with the board of reliable quality. If it is not, then the entire process will be useless. So, you must ensure that you buy the logic board from reliable suppliers.

4. Step Reassembly of the MacBook Pro A1708

You need to assemble the laptop back after the replacement of the logic board MacBook Pro A1708 is made. For this, the screws on the heat sink need to be screwed back appropriately. While tightening them, you must ensure that all the screws are tightened evenly. If you tighten one screw and do not tighten the rest evenly, then the processor chip can be damaged.

So, it is crucial that you tighten all the screws evenly, and you must be very careful when doing this.

After all the components are put back, you need to put back the back cover of the laptop and put screws back in the order in which you removed them, so there is no confusion.

To sum up, we hope we have been able to explain the process of replacing the logic board of the MacBook Pro A1708. Quality replacement parts can be purchased at AppleParts.io


1. How much does it cost to replace a logic board on a MacBook Pro
Depending on the model of your MacBook Pro the repair cost varies from $150 to $500. You can contact a Macbook Pro repair specialist.
2. Can I repair logic board on MacBook Pro by myself
Yes, but you need to carefully follow the instructions for your MacBook model. You also need to buy original spare parts for MacBook Pro


Volodymyr Chubei
Computer Repair Specialist at MacNest.com

Volodymyr was born in Ukraine and has found his passion for electronics from his childhood. At the age of 13, he was capable of soldering some basic elements of a logic board and today he is one of the co-founders of MacNest.com

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