Does Apple charge to diagnose issues....

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by slick316, Jun 5, 2009.

  1. slick316 macrumors 6502

    Sep 28, 2005
    and if so, anyone know the rate?

    My 2.16ghz 15" MBP has been acting up for a while now, and its out of warranty. It used to be that if I had to restart my MBP or turn it off and then on again, it wouldn't do it. Instead, I could hear the fans going, but the screen would be blank and not boot. Now its doing it when I put it to sleep and try to wake it.

    I'm sure its a logic board issue, but want to be sure and want Apple to look at it and tell me what the problem is.

    I only had to deal with Applecare once and it was a pleasant experience, so I hope this goes well.
  2. MacDawg macrumors Core


    Mar 20, 2004
    "Between the Hedges"
    If you are near an Apple Store, just make an appointment to meet with a Genius and have them take a look at it.
    That doesn't cost anything.

    Woof, Woof - Dawg [​IMG]
  3. slick316 thread starter macrumors 6502

    Sep 28, 2005
    Wow, that was a quick reply!

    Thanks for the response, I will make an appointment and hope for the best.
  4. insanemccain macrumors member


    Jun 11, 2007
    nothing over the counter cost... unless something is replace (outside of warranty)
  5. slick316 thread starter macrumors 6502

    Sep 28, 2005
    For some reason, I thought I read that someone got charged for Apple to diagnose the issue (similar to mine).

    Seemed odd to me so I thought I would ask first before making the appointment.

    Hopefully I can start the laptop one more time to get my data backed up on it before I take it in :(

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