"Service Battery"

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by kidwithdimples, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. kidwithdimples macrumors 6502a

    Jun 17, 2007
    Just realized my battery wasn't charging even though the magsafe light is orange.


    I made an appointment with the Genius bar but will I have to pay for this? this is my first time going there. i know i don't have the warranty.

    so basically my battery is done?
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    If it's not in warranty, probably. Unless you can get a sympathetic Genius. Before you do that, there are a few things to check.
    • Install iStat Pro to see how many cycles and what health is reported for your battery.
    • Also try resetting the SMC.
    • Check out the link for troubleshooting MagSafe adapters at the bottom of the CHARGING section of the following link.

    This should answer most, if not all, of your battery questions:

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