Major issues with air battery.

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by richard371, Feb 6, 2008.

  1. richard371 macrumors 68020

    Feb 1, 2008
    I like my air but the battery may cause me to return it and keep my trusty MB. The first night i got it i let it charge for 12 hours and it only got to 98%. Last night i let it run down to 0 and it shut down and i let it charge all night. 8 hours later I turned it on and it was at 90%. I think i may return this thing. I know some people are not having batt probs but because some are and the battery cannot be removed wo surgery makes me nervous.
  2. MazingerZ macrumors 6502


    Aug 22, 2007
    Replacing the battery is not that hard. I'd give it a couple more charges and then bring it in if its not better.
  3. richard371 thread starter macrumors 68020

    Feb 1, 2008
    But can they swap it at the store or will the store have to send it off to a reapar center?

  4. orthodoc macrumors member

    Aug 25, 2002
    The store can swap it out. However, I don't know if they will do that if they are not sure if it is a battery problem or a system controller issue. I am having the same problem where it takes 8 hours to charge.

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