Macbook Liquid Spill Recovery

Macbook Water Damage

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What do you do if you accidentally spill liquids on your Macbook Pro? Many people’s first response if their Macbook shutdowns down no longer fully boots is that they have a water-damaged Macbook has suffered a short-circuit, and that is it permanently damaged and requires an expensive repair, such as a logicboad replacement.

Often this is what Apple would probably tell you. They will tell you that your logicboard, which is the main component inside your Mac is damaged and requires a $800 – $1000 replacement.

They are not wrong, this is an the most expensive option, however the damage can be reversed with proper professional service at a lower price of a logicboard replacement. MacBooks that have suffered water spills may have corroded parts, but they can be easily revived by chemical washes and by doing component level repairs on the board.

Using industrial cleaning machines with the right chemicals, corrosion on the logicboard can be removed. The board is then flushed with 99% alcohol to remove any water, moisture and impurities. It is then left to dry. The board is tested and any short-circuited chip on the logicboard is then removed and replaced.

At Tek365, we have a 100% rate so far in reviving Macs that has water spilled on them.

So, what should you do the next time you spill water on your Mac, or any other gadget?

1) Remove all power chargers, unplug the magsafe connector
2) Wipe dry the liquid as much as possible from the chassis
3) Shut it down immediately
4) Do not turn the device on again even for testing

Send in it to Tek365 so our professional repair shop for Macbooks can perform a chemical washes and logicboard repairs.

Many of our customer have brought in Macbooks serviced by other repair providers which, were declared dead by the service providers. The boards have been repaird and revived by Tek365.

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