"Service Battery"

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

  1. kidwithdimples macrumors 6502a

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

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    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

    GGJstudios

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    May 16, 2008
    #2
    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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