Why does this guide insist on removing the logic board when it does not block removal of the battery? It’s not necessary to add those 30-40 steps to this process: this replacement can be done without taking out the logic board and all of the various risky wire pulls that it requires.
It is not necessary to remove the logic board for this. I did this process without removing the logic board and the 30 steps required to disconnect, remove and reconnect it. It was much easier. Not sure why iFixit insists on removing the logic board: its presence does not block removal of the battery.