|Oct 10, 2012, 09:52 AM||#1|
Macbook (3,1) Battery Not Charging
My Macbook won't charge at all. I have two power cords (original and one that came with a friends Macbook Pro purchased earlier this year) -- both experience the same issue:
When charger is plugged in, the green light turns on (on the charger) but the battery doesn't charge. I can use the computer fine while the computer is connected to the charger, it's just when I remove the charger, the computer shuts off. My battery says it is at 0% and I have done the following things:
- Applied the MacBook SMC Firmware Update 1.4 (when I went to install it said I do not need this update).
- Reset the SMC.
- Shut down the mac in every which way.
- Reset the mac.
- Took out the battery
- Made sure there is nothing interfering or dirty on the magsafe connector
Model Name: MacBook
Model Identifier: MacBook3,1
Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
Processor Speed: 2 GHz
Version OSX 10.5.8
|Oct 10, 2012, 10:58 AM||#2|
Octo MP, MacMini 06, 13" MBA, iMac 06, rMBP13, iP4S
Hobby: Hacker, Creator of MLPostFactor
Life: Repair & Salvage Macs
Quote: Nothing is impossible. Twitter: @Wayne_819
|Oct 10, 2012, 12:12 PM||#3|
iStat Pro (free) or iStat Menus ($16) to get accurate readings of your battery, temps, fan speeds and much more. Check the number of cycles and your battery health. It's likely time for a new battery, if you haven't replaced it before.
The link below should answer most, if not all, of your battery/charging questions. If you haven't already done so, I highly recommend you take the time to read it.
|Oct 10, 2012, 01:17 PM||#4|
|Oct 10, 2012, 03:48 PM||#6|
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Macbook Pro battery charging||bigsnowdog||MacBook Pro||2||Sep 1, 2013 11:40 PM|
|Macbook battery sat now not charging||trsblader||MacBook||2||Jun 21, 2013 11:02 PM|
|MacBook Pro battery not charging||mb32||MacBook Pro||0||Jun 10, 2013 08:48 PM|
|Macbook Pro New Battery Not Charging||Ivangoh123||MacBook Pro||5||Apr 25, 2013 12:50 AM|
|MacBook charging battery without having been unplugged||andrv1126||MacBook Pro||3||Mar 9, 2013 01:32 PM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:59 PM.