My MacBook Air dropped and dented wont charge

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by DavidBlack, Mar 27, 2013.

  1. DavidBlack macrumors 6502a

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    Hi my MacBook Air dropped and it dented the side and now it won't charge what should I do?
     

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  2. CC424 macrumors regular

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  3. Mrbobb macrumors 601

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    If u take it to Apple, they will want to replace the casing, not sure, but at least usd$300 bux?

    Can u DIY? This maybe a simple case of twisted metal causing the magsafe to not make proper contact with the jack. A simple, relatively speaking, mechanical issue.
     
  4. DavidBlack thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Thanks for replying but I don't have a apple store near by
     
  5. DavidBlack thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Btw this is the bottom I really hope it won't be too expensive
     

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  6. AlphaDogg macrumors 68040

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    That ship has sailed.
     
  7. DavidBlack thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Can anyone give a estimation like between 300-400 dollars

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    Can anyone give a estimation of the price?
     
  8. AlphaDogg macrumors 68040

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    I'm thinking around $800, but Apple may have pity on you and do a cheaper flatrate repair of $300.
     
  9. Mrbobb macrumors 601

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    I am not sure what you think this forum is. Tthere is no vendor lurking by ready to take your business.

    If you are in Bombay or Tehran, there are lots of Mom&Pop shops who is more than happy to look at it. If you are in the U.S., pretty much Apple$$$ and that's it.
     
  10. DavidBlack thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I am live in Puerto Rico btw is it possible to mail it to apple?
     
  11. Ashdude macrumors newbie

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    Don't mail it to the US. That would be expensive from Puerto Rico and it would take forever. I googled a place in San Juan that should be able to fix it.

    http://www.csspuertorico.com/
     

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