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MacBook and MacBook Pro Liquid Spill Recovery

Did you spill liquid on your MacBook or MacBook Pro? Has your MacBook or MacBook Pro now become an expensive brick because of the damage? MicroReplay has the answer! - MacBook and MacBook Pro Liquid Spill Repair!

MicroReplay is an independent, third-party repair company which is not in any way affiliated with Apple Computer, so you know our only motivation is to fix your MacBook, NOT just sell you a new one!

In most cases we can run your MacBook or MacBook Pro through our liquid spill recovery process and turn it from a paper weight back into a working laptop.

Usually we have available all necessary repair and replacement parts to repair your MacBook.

The Problem

When you spill liquid on a MacBook (or any laptop) and it gets on the logic board and other electronic parts inside, the minerals and salts in the liquid immediately begin to eat away at the metal and fiberglass that the parts are made of. If there is a power source available, such as a battery, which is supplying power to the system (even when the computer is turned off), the electric current will interact with the liquid and accelerate the corrosion process. This will cause the copper and other metals to migrate all over the board.

If you spill liquid on a computer, unplug immediately and remove the battery. This will help slow the process. Even still, there is usually a BIOS or PRAM battery on the board which supplies power to the board to keep the clock and other settings while it is off. This battery will also drive corrosion.

The Solution

The first thing we do with a liquid spill logic board is clean off whatever the liquid is. This is done correctly by cleaning the board in an immersion bath with industry-standard chemical solutions and using high-powered ultrasound to remove all the contaminates. This step is essential because unless you get all the liquid off, even from under the chips and other devices, the corrosion will continue and the board will -- guaranteed -- fail again. Without the ultrasound, there is no way to properly clean a board.

The next step is to repair any damage to the circuit board itself. This includes damaged masking, substrate damage, corroded etches and missing or damaged pads. Then we look for missing or damaged devices which must be repaired or replaced. These devices are truly tiny, some the size of a grain of sand. These steps are performed using a high-powered microscope and specialized soldering equipment. We also use specialized chemical compounds to repair the board itself.

Finally we might need to replace some of the Ball Grid Array (BGA) or QFN devices like the video processor, memory controller or some of the various power regulators or other chips. This step is done using specialized equipment which allows us to remove, align and replace these devices.

We Include a Warranty!

Once we get your board to start up and run, we run it though a burn-in process to make sure it works. We then put a six month warranty on it and ship it out!

Risk Free to Try

If we are unable repair your laptop because the damage is too extensive, we will return it to you free of charge, so there is no risk to try this service.

How it works:
  • Click on one of the links below, depending on what type of machine you have. Find the item that corresponds to your particular machine to complete your order on-line, or call at 800-960-1140 to schedule your repair.
  • Follow the shipping instructions that will be provided by email after you enter your order.
  • Upon receipt of your MacBook, we will perform an initial evaluation and/or repair within 24 hours.

More Information
  • All liquid spill repairs come with our 180 Day Limited Warranty
  • The price quoted includes repairing damage to the logic board and other "normal" liquid spill repair.
  • Each spill is unique, so it may turn out that an unusual number of components need to be replaced or the computer may be unrepairable.
  • Before any work is done, we will fully diagnose your MacBook or MacBook Pro and discuss with you what needs to be done.
  • If we cannot repair your MacBook, or you decline to proceed, there is no charge for the liquid spill service. Your laptop will be returned to you free of charge.

What kind of MacBook or MacBook Pro do you have?Click a link below. You will be taken to the appropriate product page for more information and instructions on placing an order. Add that product to your shopping cart using the button at the bottom of the screen and finish you order on-line or call our sales department at 978-262-1340.

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