Battery issue

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by chris315, Dec 3, 2007.

  1. chris315 macrumors newbie

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    Hey guys I got my MBP in Jan 2007 so its less than a year old and I only have 67 cycles on it. My battery health is 54%. Does apple cover this? I know batteries are consumables but this seems like a large drop in performance. Anyone know? Thanks
     
  2. bigandy macrumors G3

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    Have you done a search about calibrating your battery?
     
  3. chris315 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    yes i calibrated it the other day and it brought it up to 54%, it was at 46% beforehand.
     
  4. macdim macrumors 6502

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    Call Apple. I think you are entitled to a new battery.
     
  5. chris315 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    if I were to but the extended applecare would this be covered if it happens again. I know normal wear on the battery isnt but a huge drop like this? I will drop by my local apple store and see if they can give me a replacement battery.
     
  6. WillMak macrumors 6502a

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    you should ask when you get your battery replaced. I didn't buy applecare and my battery crapped out at 1.5 years with only 120 cycles. They replaced it free of charge cause I had a two year warranty on my battery outside the 1 year applecare. It could be the same thing for you
     
  7. e12a macrumors 68000

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    they'll replace it. They replaced my 1 year old battery with 68 cycles at 34% health. I got it replaced under applecare.
     

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