MacBook Pro13 battery not charging, firm green light on AC adapter

kyr.chang

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Jun 3, 2013
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My MBP is about 4 years old, and the old battery had a cycle count of 1000+ so I bought a replacement last week and replaced it myself. Everything worked great (patted myself on the shoulder :cool: ) until a few days ago I noticed it wasn't charging. The green LED indicator is on so I think the Magsafe isn't broken.


I've tried resetting the SMC & PRAM (or I think I did) but no luck. :( Not sure what my other options are but I think I'm going to try wipe the connectors with alcohol & cotton swab next.


Here is the info on my batts / AC:

Battery Information:

Model Information:
Serial Number: 9G925P26G4M0A
Manufacturer: PS
Device name: CL5322
Pack Lot Code: 4274
PCB Lot Code: 0b05
Firmware Version: 0000
Hardware Revision: 0000
Cell Revision: 0000
Charge Information:
Charge remaining (mAh): 0
Fully charged: No
Charging: No
Full charge capacity (mAh): 3944
Health Information:
Cycle count: 3
Condition: Normal
Battery Installed: Yes
Amperage (mA): -2626
Voltage (mV): 11069

System Power Settings:

AC Power:
System Sleep Timer (Minutes): 60
Disk Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10
Display Sleep Timer (Minutes): 15
Wake On AC Change: No
Wake On Clamshell Open: Yes
Wake On LAN: Yes
Current Power Source: Yes
Display Sleep Uses Dim: Yes
Battery Power:
System Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10
Disk Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10
Display Sleep Timer (Minutes): 2
Wake On AC Change: No
Wake On Clamshell Open: Yes
Display Sleep Uses Dim: Yes
Reduce Brightness: Yes

Hardware Configuration:

UPS Installed: No

AC Charger Information:

Connected: Yes
ID: 0x0100
Wattage (W): 60
Revision: 0x0000
Family: 0x00ba
Serial Number: 0x00bb5bdf
Charging: No



Would it be safe to assume it's the DC in board or logic board that's causing this?

Thanks in advance!!
 

duervo

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Feb 5, 2011
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Well, you got three cycles out of it, unless one or more (or all) happened prior to you purchasing it. I'd say it's probably a defective battery.

To be sure, if you still have it, swap the old battery back in and see if you can at least still charge that one. That should give you your answer.
 

kyr.chang

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Jun 3, 2013
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No it was at 0 when I bought it and first installed it. It worked for a few days (charged, unplugged and used, replugged and charged again).

Im kicking myself for not procrastinate on taking the battery to the battery recyle program. Usually I'm not as efficient haha
 

kyr.chang

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Jun 3, 2013
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Strange

Strange... All of the sudden now it is saying that it's charged, but as soon as I unplugged the AC Adapter, the MBP dies. It seems like it refuses to use power source from battery. Istat is saying my battery health is at 94%.

Anyone have any ideas please??
 

makaveli559m

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Apr 30, 2012
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Strange... All of the sudden now it is saying that it's charged, but as soon as I unplugged the AC Adapter, the MBP dies. It seems like it refuses to use power source from battery. Istat is saying my battery health is at 94%.

Anyone have any ideas please??
Sounds like your battery needs to be replaced before you damage anything.
 

Mr Retina

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Jun 5, 2013
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Book a Genius Bar appointment and let them check under the hood, especially If you're still in Warranty.