Would Apple give me a new charger?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by FooArk, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. FooArk macrumors 6502

    Mar 16, 2011
    Got MBP in 2009, no warranty. Charger only works about 60% of the time now. Could I get a replacement for free?
  2. bwrairen macrumors 6502

    Jun 23, 2010
    There are some extremely lenient geniuses out there, but this would be a stretch even for them. I would say your chances are less than 10%. You can find them used on eBay for $30.
  3. Awjvail macrumors 6502

    Nov 21, 2010
    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_3_1 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/533.17.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.2 Mobile/8G4 Safari/6533.18.5)

    No. Why would they?

    If people keep trying to take advantage of them for free replacements years out of warranty, they are going to tighten up and ruin it for everyone. /rant
  4. BJB Productions macrumors 65816

    BJB Productions

    Nov 10, 2008
    It's worth a shot. They've done much bigger replacements for free with out of warranty items.
  5. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    Before you resort to that (your chances aren't great on a free replacement), try resetting the SMC and troubleshooting the MagSafe adapter. Instructions for both in the link below, under CHARGING. This should answer most, if not all, of your battery questions:

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