broken fan connector 610-0164
I have broken fan connector. I can not restore the sequence cables. Help me please. Fan 610-0164. FIXED! RIGHT LOCATION! Foto 3
Apple doesn't sell discreet parts like this. You could get a new fan assembly which would have a working connector that would be the easiest way but might be costly and difficult to get depending on where you are located.
Sorry to say, I don't know the make & part number of the connector it's self to see if you could find a replacement from other sources. You could try searching the web here's a few manufactures of connectors you could search under: Molex, AMP & Tyco.
Since I am not a Mac person, take this advice as a general one. Take a look at your connector, you should see an opening on the side of it. the copper connector had a little hook that will push inside the plastic connector. Push a needle into it and pull the cable with the connector out. When you have the cable with the connectors pulled out of the plastic, it should be possible to simply push them on the male counter part on your board. Once pushed on, cover the exposed ends with electric tape....
The connector attached to the wires is a Molex brand pico EZmate connector. I also messed mine up while doing the SSD upgrade. Luckily I managed to put it back with a piece of tape like @oldturkey03 suggested. I will try to order a few from rs-online.com, but I am not sure they sell these in low quantities. You should be able to pry out the pins of the broken connector with that needle and use a new connector housing without having to crimp the connectors again with a special tool. I'll let you guys know if I manage to get a new one. Cheers.