Macbook Battery Sensor at 98%

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Meitou, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. Meitou macrumors member

    Aug 25, 2012
    My macbook pro stays a 98% even though it's fully charged and plugged into an outlet. I've had his mac for barely less than a month.
  2. Macman45 macrumors demi-god


    Jul 29, 2011
    Somewhere Back In The Long Ago
    It's noting to be concerned about....If you want to try something I'd let the battery drain right down, then re-set the SMC:

    Then charge it again...There is a widely accepted 3% margin of error anyway.
  3. klover macrumors 6502a

    Jun 7, 2009
  4. drambuie macrumors 6502a

    Feb 16, 2010
    I noticed this with my MBP when it was new, but then I discovered that if you let it discharge to below 90%, then recharge it power off, it will go to 100%.

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