magsafe

  1. Giuanniello

    MagSafe cable repair and KeyCap fix

    My old 11" MBAir still does well for my needs, it sits smoothly on my bedside table and does great to read news and for web browsing, I have to change the battery cause it is swollen I suppose and makes the keypad almost unresponsive if not in a corner but if I menage to fix the keyboard and the...
  2. A

    Macbook Pro won't charge after replacing magsafe port

    I have been having issues with the charging port on my mid-2012 13" MBP (2.9GHz i7, 16GB RAM, Intel HD Graphics 4000) for a while now - it wouldn't charge unless I fiddled the plug and put a piece of paper in the gap between the plug and the port to keep it exactly there. So I ordered a...
  3. Q

    Burn on the pins of the MagSafe charging port

    I bought a late 2013 MacBook Pro on eBay and it came with a burn on the pins on the MagSafe DC-In charging port of the MBP, as well as on the pins on the cable of the charger brick. (Please check attached images at the end of the post) Judging from the fact that's it's the 2nd and 4th pin...
  4. J

    The day that MagSafe failed me; and I lost my love for it

    I’ve been hanging on to my wonderful MacBook Pro Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014 for dear life. And now this happened: With the MacBook sitting on a glass table, connected and charging via its MagSafe connector, our big dog went crazy for some critters outside, he got entangled with the power cord and...
  5. L

    Late 2011 MacBook Pro 13" sees battery but no data.

    Hi, I Recently acquired a used late 2011 MacBook Pro 13' (820-2936). The unit would only power on when plugged into the ac adapter and no battery was recognized in os x. After doing some research I replaced the battery with a brand new known good one. The macbook now has the same issue except...
  6. M

    Charging pre-2016 mbp with usb-c power adapter

    I have a pre-2016 mbp that uses the magsafe 2 power adapter. The wire is cut and I don't want to buy a new one because the problem happen again. I want to get the usb-c power adapter for it's removable cable. Is there are way I can use the usb-c power adapter to power my pre-2016 mbp (magsafe...
  7. T

    MacBook Pro 2012 Burnt MagSafe Port

    Hi all, I currently have a Mid-2012 MacBook Pro (Retina display, core i7, 15”) with a partially burnt MagSafe port, such that it can no longer charge. I’d like to repair it for as little money as possible, and am comfortable doing precise/delicate work to disassemble the laptop! The cause...
  8. S

    MacBook Air 13” 2013 wont turn on / MagSafe won’t lit

    Hello everyone, I have a MacBook Air 13” 2013. I have not used it for about at least an year and today I tried to power it on. It doesn’t chart even after connecting to MagSafe adapter for more than 60 minutes. The MagSafe adapter doesnt lit. Since it was in a shelf, it was cold. I tried to...
  9. raph06

    Magsafe problem

    Hello everyone, I'm no electronics expert, but something is wrong with my magsafe charger and I would like your advice on the subject. So a few days ago my charger stopped working and I assumed it was due to a cable malfunction as it often is. So I bought a new cable, opened the charger up and...
  10. B

    Unusual Power Issue: Logic Board or MagSafe Board failure? Or something else...

    I'm at a bit of a loss as to what is wrong with my mid-2012 15" MacBook Pro Retina (i7, 16GB RAM, Intel & Nvidia GPU). This will be a bit of an essay so bear with me! Background Bought in September 2012, had logic board and GPU replaced under Apple Repair scheme due to faulty graphics. Also...
  11. R

    Troubleshooting the I/O card (MBA not booting)

    Hi, I'm working on fixing my sisters Macbook Air A1496. I already opened it and tried a few things such as disconnecting and replugging the battery. The issues are as following: It wont boot (possibly due no power) It wont charge and already bought a new official charger, there is no LED...
  12. B

    help! my magsafe wire is exposed (and broken)

    hi guys so i have my macbook pro since 2014, and my magsafe is often twisted hence it causes the wire exposed / slit. sometimes when i try to use it again, it works but sometimes it doesnt. and when i attach it to the magnetic part of my mac, the led turns dim green but when i plug it in, the...
  13. steelzeh

    Magsafe charging problems. A1398

    Hey guys, I sometimes have a problem with charging my Macbook Pro (A1398). Sometimes it won't charge when i connect the charger, the light won't come on. I've tried multiple chargers and even tried my charger on other Macbooks and it works fine. I can sometimes make it work if i do an SMC...
  14. W

    Seeking aftermarket MagSafe cord

    Hello! Other family members use a previous-generation 13-inch MacBook Pro (11,1 / late-2013 Core i5 model). Several months ago, I purchased an aftermarket MagSafe power cord for this machine. The cord is fine (that original Apple cord was frayed), but the other family members are complaining...
  15. S

    Mid-2010 17'' MBP: Magsafe Fail. Cost to replace?

    Hi All. My mid-2010 17'' MBP has has an issue with the magsafe port. It appears that the port has physically worn down and may need replacing. I have recently installed a new battery, new 85W charger (2 years ago), and a 500GB SSD. The computer is running great, but will not charge at all right...
  16. MikeBDP

    Magsafe died--seeking hack advice

    Hello. First post here. Read often, never asked. I have a 2009 17" MBP. Still works great, but I am on my 5th Magsafe L adaptor (after the demise of my 3rd T adaptor). At some point it would be cheaper to buy a new laptop than to keep replacing these pesky magsafe cables. So I had a stupid...
  17. V

    Battery is not charging, what gives???

    I'm almost sure it's the magsafe, but I don't want to spend money on something that won't even work. I just bought a new battery (from a trusted apple compatible store they recommended me to). At first, it only wasn't charging. I don't know what i did to fiddle around with it, but it charged...
  18. S

    installing new MacBook :ro keyboard

    I s;lit some coffee in my u;;er right hand corner of my MB:.....dead key, just one. Anyone have any clues how to fix? I already ran a hair dryer and halogran lam; on things. Ordering from where and installation? Thanks...Mine is the last run of MB: with DVD drive, ethernet, Thunderbolt, Fire...
  19. amelieocn

    Help please ! MagSafe 2 not working

    Hello everyone, Recently my MagSafe 2 charger has stopped working. As the cable isn't frayed and nothing else seems to be damaged, I was wondering if it could be linked to this white piece missing (see picture attached). My charger stopped working a couple days after that white piece fell off...
  20. N

    Power Bank for late 2015 MBP

    Hi all, Since i fly very often and sometimes there is no power outlet available, I am looking for a power bank for my late 2015 MBP. After googling for a couple of hours, I have found some but they charge using USB-C, and I still have the old good MagSafe. Can someone please offer any...