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How do i open up my macbook air?

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Jan 5, 2013 11:02 AM

Some soft drink spiled on the keyboard and am experincing some difficulty with typing. The keys are sticky and i wish i can open and clean it up. Can anyone help me with a prescription?

MacBook Air
  • steve359 Level 6 Level 6 (12,035 points)
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    Jan 5, 2013 11:04 AM (in response to nestadom)

    Take it to a Genius Bar, get a repair estimate.  Your warranty is void now and you will pay for the repair.  Could be good new, but do not bet on it.

  • Kappy Level 10 Level 10 (221,095 points)
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    Jan 5, 2013 11:05 AM (in response to nestadom)

    Take it ASAP to your local Apple retailer for service. Doing anything yourself will likely make matters worse. Be prepared for a large bill.

  • ComputerFixer Level 3 Level 3 (720 points)
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    Jan 5, 2013 11:10 AM (in response to Kappy)

    The keyboard is in kind of an odd place.  To get to the keyboard and remove it,  litterally everything else must be removed first (spoken from experience) This will run the risk of breaking other parts that currently do work.  Unless you have a very steady hand and know exactly what you are doing, I would advise against ever trying to service your own MBA (except for replacing the HDD, which is actually simple).

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