MacBook Pro - End of Life

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Shexo, Feb 25, 2011.

  1. Shexo macrumors member

    Nov 12, 2009
    Hi guys,

    I was wondering if someone could give me some information regarding EOL. I purchased my MBP in November 2009, I just read some article on 9to5Mac. I have AppleCare, if -touch wood- it breaks for some unfortunate reason, will Apple replace the parts?

    Thanks in advance.
  2. robbieduncan Moderator emeritus


    Jul 24, 2002
    Yes. Apple keep plenty of spares to cover their repair commitments.
  3. HBOC macrumors 68020

    Oct 14, 2008
    If you have AppleCare and the parts fail on their own (ie; you didn't cause the damage with negligence), Apple will repair the computer.
  4. Capt Underpants macrumors 68030

    Capt Underpants

    Jul 23, 2003
    Austin, Texas
    EOL just means they're not selling them anymore.

    You purchased a 3 year warranty, and Apple will honor that warranty.
  5. Shexo thread starter macrumors member

    Nov 12, 2009
    Many Thanks guys.

    Very much appreciate your rapid replies!
  6. scaredpoet macrumors 604


    Apr 6, 2007
    Apple will replace the parts for as long as they have parts available. Being a 2009 model, it's likely they have parts. There are still parts readily available for the Black Macbooks that we purchased at work back in '07.

    They know that people have bought AppleCare, so you can bet there will be spare parts and possibly even refurbs for swap outs for at least as long as Applecare is in effect for your particular macbook pro, if not longer.

    And, in the unlikely event that parts aren't available and it's a covered repair, then you'll likely luck out, because Apple has been known to completely swap out a MacBook Pro in that predicament with the equivalent current model.
  7. Shexo thread starter macrumors member

    Nov 12, 2009
    Now that would be brilliant :D

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