2011 MacBook Pro help

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by DReynolds86, Nov 14, 2011.

  1. DReynolds86 macrumors newbie

    Aug 11, 2011
    Hello all,
    Recently I spilled water on my 2011 13" MacBook Pro. I immediately took the back off, dried it out with paper towels and let it dry overnight. When I rebooted it, it turned on and everything seemingly worked normally except for:

    Computer would not go to sleep when it was closed (could do it manually by hitting the power button)
    Keyboard backlighting was not working/LED on MagSafe was not working
    Display would "flicker" upon start-up and wake from sleep
    The computer said that a battery wasn't present and it was running on AC power

    Tonight I was on it and it just...died. Like it ran out of juice. I had it plugged in to the MagSafe and now the keyboard backlighting is working, the little LED on the MagSafe is working and it responds when I open the clamshell. However, it won't start now even with it plugged in. Should I just let it go until the LED goes green and try from there? Or should I install a new battery and try that? And if so, what's the part number so that I can snag one on Amazon? Thanks for your help.
  2. Sdreed91 macrumors 6502

    Oct 10, 2011
    if it is the recent refreshed model. I would take it in to apple. It sounds like you might have fried some circuits. best of luck

    p.s even if you purchased it awhile ago i would take it to apple anway
  3. DReynolds86 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 11, 2011
    Update - the LED on the adapter says that the computer is fully charged but it won't start. If I hit the power button, I hear the DVD drive "whirr" like a normal start-up but I don't get the start-up chime or anything. It's just odd that it would die all of a sudden like that.
  4. windowstomac macrumors regular

    Jun 23, 2011
    If Apple won't help, perhaps consider claiming on your home contents insurance...

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