Installation Guide for Mac Pro 2009 (4,1) and Mac Pro 2010-2012 (5,1) – Apple Broadcom BCM943602CDP – 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with Bluetooth 4.2 Upgrade Kit
• Locate your Mac Pro. It should look like the photo below
Open the Mac Pro • Shut down computer. • Look at the back and pull the lever that you will find there. • Once the lever is pulled out, the side panel can be removed – you don’t need use any screwdrivers or make any effort. However, Hold the lever in the extended position - otherwise you will lock the drive bays.
• Once the side panel is removed, below is the view you should see:
Remove the fan • Remove 2 screws.
• Holding the tray by latches, lift it out of the computer
• Using long-handled screwdriver, loosen 6 captive screw
• The processor cage includes two fans, one at each end of the cage. Prior to removing the cage from the enclosure, you must release the top latches on each fan and push fans partway into cage • To release the latches holding the front fan to cage, press down on the bottom of the cage, while using flat blade screwdriver to release latch from top of the cage. Slide fan partway into the cage, so that fan clears enclosure. Repeat these steps for the rear fan.
• Locate AirPort Extreme Card and Bluetooth Card
• Disconnect 3 (possibly you have 2 antenna wires, just disconnect 2) antenna wires
• Place the antenna cable behind the front-panel-board-to-backplane-board cable
Note: It you bought extension cable, instead of external antenna kit
• Attach the bracket to the computer and screw the 2 screws
• Slide the CPU/RAM cage in the housing
• Connect 3 cables from logic board
• Using 2.5 mm hex driver, screw 5 mushroom-head screws.
• Using long-handled screwdriver, screw 6 captive screws
• Insert the CPU/RAM tray and then snap in the 2 latches on the front of the processor tray
• Slide in the hard drive into the drive bay
• Replace the panel. Then, lower the latch down
• Attach the antenna to the back of the computer, or use the included extension