Macbook air battery issues?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by caseymckeown, Aug 27, 2013.

  1. caseymckeown macrumors newbie

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    When I plug the power adaptor into my 2010 13-inch Macbook Air, it doesn't charge. At the top of the screen it says "Battery Is Not Charging", and the light on the charger is green.

    The weird part is the info says the condition of the battery is normal? It simply will not charge. I'm okay with having to plug the computer in to use it, but if I do that, should I remove the battery? I can't afford to get a new battery right now.

    Battery Information:

    Model Information:
    Serial Number: D86044402DEDCQ8AT
    Manufacturer: SMP
    Device Name: bq20z451
    Pack Lot Code: 0
    PCB Lot Code: 0
    Firmware Version: 301
    Hardware Revision: 000a
    Cell Revision: 162
    Charge Information:
    Charge Remaining (mAh): 28
    Fully Charged: No
    Charging: No
    Full Charge Capacity (mAh): 5436
    Health Information:
    Cycle Count: 618
    Condition: Normal
    Battery Installed: Yes
    Amperage (mA): -1638
    Voltage (mV): 7112
     
  2. wolfpuppies3 macrumors 6502

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    Virginia, USA
    #2
    There are well documented problems with that charger. Apple will most likely replace it for you.
     
  3. Mrbobb macrumors 601

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    #3
    Try a SMC reset first, if that doesn't work, try another charger.
     

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