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Dead Mac Possible Logic Board repairs. Updated 2024


Why is my Logic Board dead?

Logic Board is another term for the motherboard and it is essentially the computer itself and houses everything from the CPU, graphics chip, SSD, and RAM which often is the most expensive part of the computer.

Signs that the Logic Board is dead and needs repairs are:

–  Battery not charging.

–  No image on the screen.

–  There is no backlight.

–  The Mac is not turning on.


Can you repair a Logic Board instead of replacing it?

When some specific chips or components are faulty they can be replaced without damaging the rest of the board however most of the time it is advisable to replace the whole board.


What happens when the board fails?

Some components cannot interact with each other due to a loss of communication between channels and it can lead to a complete system failure.

Replacing the logic board is the final step as it can be costly.

 The cause of logic board problems:

–  physical damage,

–  age,

–  overheating and

–  liquid spills



Ensure all data is backed up regularly because there is a chance that your data can be lost even if there is nothing wrong with the SSD.

      As you can see there are a lot of factors that can cause your Mac to not power on and it could be the result of a dead logic board.   If you need to book your Mac in for an Apple diagnostic click here.


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