When will AppleCare replacement my battery

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by MBP*, May 2, 2016.

  1. MBP* macrumors member

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    I have a 2014 rMBP 13" which I used extensively on a daily basis. I purchased AC for the sole reason of protection against battery depletion over the coming years.

    It's hard for me to tell whether my battery has lost capacity, but I'm sure it has against the original figures when I first got the machine.

    My question is, when will AC be willing to replace the battery due to loss of capacity? Is there a percentage? How can I test it?
     
  2. Mr_Brightside_@ macrumors 68020

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  3. MBP* thread starter macrumors member

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    So anthing less than 80% means a replacement?
     
  4. hallux macrumors 68020

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    80% or less with 1000 or fewer charge cycles. Even at 2 years, it's more than 2 charges a day to reach that many cycles so the only REAL question is what the depletion rate is.
     

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