Does the 12 month warranty cover bad batteries?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by LoneWolf121188, May 12, 2008.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    Jun 7, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    I've been having problems with the machine shutting down randomly after a short while when its off the AC adapter, and I'm guessing its a bad battery. I bought this machine when they first came out in June, so its still under warranty. If I take it to a genius bar, should they replace the battery for free?
  2. macrumors member

    Sep 14, 2007
    Yes, my first MBP battery died in like 8 months, I went to an Apple store and got a replacement in 5 min.

    I bought Applecare for my second new MBP to keep this excellent service for a while longer.
  3. macrumors 68040


    Mar 15, 2005
    After year one, they won't do a battery replacement by policy, even with Applecare. Unless you just happen to get a really nice worker.

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