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Apple is now replacing batteries for cheaper MacBook Pro laptops

Apple is now replacing batteries for cheaper MacBook Pro laptops

The company says that a limited number of these MacBook Pro models, units feature a component, that can fail and in reaction can cause the built-in battery to expand.

Numerous affected laptops may not have experienced a swollen battery at this time, but Apple explains that it has identified a component that can fail and result in damage to the built-in battery. Apple has announced to offer free replacement for such batteries worldwide.

In case you had already paid for a replacement battery on your 13-inch non-Touch Bar Apple MacBook Pro, then Apple will refund your money. If your device is eligible Apple will replace your battery for free. The company noted, "Use the serial number checker below to see if your device qualifies for this program".

In order to find your MacBook's serial number, you can click on the Apple logo given in the Menu Bar followed by selecting "About this Mac", now scroll towards the bottom of the information window.

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If your machine is eligible, the replacement process involves one of three options and the service could take 3-5 days to complete.

The program covers affected MacBook Pro models for five years after the initial retail sale, suggesting the program will run into 2022.

A number of MacBook users have reported similar issues on Apple's Support Communities forum, with some complaints referencing 17-inch MacBook Pro models last sold in 2009.


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