White MacBook won't power on

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by franco66, Mar 30, 2013.

  1. franco66 macrumors newbie

    Mar 29, 2013
    my macbook wont charge or power on
    sometimes when i plug the charger itll turn orange
    but if i move it the led will go off, i tried taking out the battery
    and back of but didint help i dont know what to do:confused:
  2. Dave Braine macrumors 68040

    Dave Braine

    Mar 19, 2008
    Warrington, UK
  3. gnasher729 macrumors P6


    Nov 25, 2005
    If it turns orange only sometimes, then there is a good chance that the connector from the charger to the Mac is broken. If you remove it and have a close look, there are five tiny pins in the connector. You can push them in, and they should come out in an even line. If they don't, that's the problem. Try borrowing a charger from another Mac to see if that fixes the problem; if it does, buy a new charger. (I assume all white MacBooks are long out of warranty by now).

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