Part Location

  1. Remove the two AirPort Extreme card mounting screws.
  2. Remove the two AirPort Extreme card mounting screws.
  1. Lift the AirPort Extreme card a short distance from the logic board.
  2. Disconnect the AirPort antenna wires from the card.

4. Remove the card from the enclosure.

Replacement Note: To replace the AirPort Extreme card, do the following:

• Connect the antenna wires to the card.

Important: Be sure to connect the wires that are marked 1 and 3 to the card; the antenna wire that is marked 2 should be taped out of the way.

  • Insert the card into its logic board connector at an angle, as illustrated.
  • Lower the screw end of the card down to the standoffs on the logic board and replace the two mounting screws.

Note: If you are not replacing the AirPort card, cover the connectors on the AirPort antenna wires with Kapton or other non-conductive tape to prevent them from shorting out components on the logic board.

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