Keys Failing on New MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by er2429, Dec 24, 2016.

  1. er2429 macrumors member

    Jul 23, 2009
    I've had my MacBook Pro for a few weeks now and slowly over the past month the keys have started to fail. It started off with my '0' key and has now spread to many other keys. It's taken me like 5 minutes to write this short message because unless I slam the 'n' key it fails. Anyone else experiencing this?
  2. happyslayer macrumors 6502a


    Feb 3, 2008
    Glendale, AZ
    I'm having a possible issue with the Enter key. It's getting soft and I can't always tell if I pressed it.

    I'm going to setup a Genius Bar appointment next week, I guess. I recommend you do the same.
  3. ZhenyaF macrumors 6502

    Mar 28, 2008
    Brooklyn, NY
    Had that happen with my retina macbook keyboard. Try cleaning it with an alcohol pad and compressed air - helped me
  4. AceFernalld macrumors 68000


    Mar 3, 2008
    I have issues with my up and down keys right out of the box. Need to put on a ton of pressure for them to work, which interferes with gaming and general navigation. First my speakers blew, now this. This is getting really ***** tiring.
  5. grr74 macrumors newbie


    Apr 26, 2007
    Started on mine this week. The R key, the U key, the H key, and the X key sometimes register as if I press them more than once. I have an appointment at the Genius Bar on Monday. This is untenable for such and expensive machine. Very disappointed.
  6. Spudlicious macrumors 6502


    Nov 21, 2015
    Bedfordshire, England
    From a relatively few forum posts it's impossible to know the scale of the problem, but I assume Apple will fix it for you and maybe give their suppliers some friendly fire if it's a widespread issue. Whatever, the long-travel keyboards I seem to have golden memories of won't be coming back.
  7. Zahne macrumors newbie


    Oct 8, 2015
    My R suddenly fail too.

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