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The 2018 teardown does gloss over some of the details as Apple is basing the updated system on the older 2016 model. So if you look at the 2016 teardown you’ll see the USB-C port assembly is removable!
 
[image|1554364]
 
And heres a better view of the connector assembly being removed from the case
 
[image|1554366]
 
So, yes you can replace either one as needed. But there is still a wrinkle here! What

What
if the connector is not the issue but the logic on the logic board which would require a new logic board. While not obvious each pair of ports has its own Intel JHL6540 Thunderbolt 3 controller. And as

As
this is tillstill under warranty I would strongly recommend you get it to Apple or one of their authorized service centers. ButBut, before you do I would make a good backup of my stuff and if you have anything personal on your system wipe the drive down so if they change out the logic board nothing personal would be exposed.
So, yes you can replace either one as needed. But there is still a wrinkle here! What

What
if the connector is not the issue but the logic on the logic board which would require a new logic board. While not obvious each pair of ports has its own Intel JHL6540 Thunderbolt 3 controller. And as

As
this is tillstill under warranty I would strongly recommend you get it to Apple or one of their authorized service centers. ButBut, before you do I would make a good backup of my stuff and if you have anything personal on your system wipe the drive down so if they change out the logic board nothing personal would be exposed.

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Ursprünglicher Beitrag von: Dan ,

Text:

The 2018 teardown does gloss over some of the details as Apple is basing the updated system on the older 2016 model. So if you look at the 2016 teardown you’ll see the USB-C port assembly is removable!

[image|1554364]

And heres a better view of the connector assembly being removed from the case

[image|1554366]

So, yes you can replace either one as needed. But there is still a wrinkle here! What if the connector is not the issue but the logic on the logic board which would require a new logic board. While not obvious each pair of ports has its own Intel JHL6540 Thunderbolt 3 controller. And as this is till under warranty I would strongly recommend you get it to Apple or one of their authorized service centers. But before you do I would make a good backup of my stuff and if you have anything personal on your system wipe the drive down so if they change out the logic board nothing personal would be exposed.

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